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Black in the Day in Detroit: African American History Tours
Sat, May 27, 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO CELEBRATE BOTH BLACK HISTORY & DETROIT HISTORY AT THE SAME TIME!
These lecture tours will give an overview of Detroit's Black History from the first known Black inhabitants to its present-day status as a Black majority city. The period of enslavement, the Underground Railroad, the Great Migration, Detroit's Paradise Valley and Black Bottom,Motown Records, the riots & rebellions, THE MUSIC AND THE SPORTS, and the rise and fall of Black Power in Detroit will be discussed.
Led by Jamon Jordan, educator, historian and President of ASALH Detroit. His contact information is 313-983-9216 or BlackScrollNetwork@gmail.com.
Tours will take place at either the Detroit Historical Museum or the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Please take note of where your tour is taking place.
Don't MISS IT!
Admission to the Detroit Historical Museum is FREE (Donations Accepted).
Admission to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is $8 (adults) Child, Senior and Memberships are available. You need to pay your admission when you arrive or purchase a membership.
The Price of My Tour - $15
Recommended Parking: The Detroit Historical Museum Parking Lot ($7) on Kirby right next to the museum.
Focus of Each Tour:
March 11th, 12-2PM - From African Origins to the Black Migration to Detroit (Charles H. Wright Museum)
March 18th - From Black Bottom to Black Power in Detroit (Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History)
April 8th, 1-3PM - Civil Rights & Black Power in Detroit (Detroit Historical Museum)
May 27th, 1-3PM - Motown & Black Music in Detroit (Detroit Historical Museum)
June 10th, 12-2PM - Riots & Rebellions in Detroit (Detroit Historical Museum)