3rd Thursday Speaker Series: African Americans In Michigan

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Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a new speaker series. Local scholars and subject matter experts share their knowledge of Detroit’s history, with a focus on multicultural perspectives, civil rights, social justice and other related topics. All presentations run between 6 and 8 p.m. in the auditorium at the Detroit Historical Museum.

WINTER SPEAKER SERIES:
African Americans in Michigan: Patterns, Problems and Progress
by De Witt S. Dykes, Jr., Associate Professor of History, Oakland University
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6 – 8 p.m.

The history of African Americans in Michigan is filled with triumph and tragedy, hopes and fears, problems and progress. In this
presentation, Dykes will provide an overview of some of those past experiences, drawing on specific examples to illustrate larger
patterns and trends. He will also supply the historical context for present-day challenges and opportunities.

Attendance is free, but pre-registration is encouraged. To register for a presentation, please contact Charnae Sanders, Public Programs Coordinator, at 313.833.0277 or charnaes@detroithistorical.org.
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By: Detroit Historical Museum