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This Wednesday: Commemorate ’67 Rebellion at our kick-off event

This Wednesday: Commemorate ’67 Rebellion at our kick-off event

This Wednesday: Commemorate ’67 Rebellion at our kick-off event


Wednesday, June 7 | 5:30 to 8:30 PM

Detroit: On the Road to Reinvention examines the critical issues confronting Detroit voters in the 2017 elections through the lens of the 1967 Rebellion. These issues include: 1) anti-blackness and othering; 2) displacement of long-term Detroiters due to school closures, water shutoffs and illegal tax foreclosures; 3) regional injustice; and 4) the need for equitable forms of development. We must explore these issues’ deep, historical roots to fully understand the challenges facing Detroit today.
Join us for a special kick-off event Wednesday, June 7 at the Detroit Historical Museum to learn from some of Detroit’s best organizers on the historical context of the 1967 Rebellion and our continued fight today against the issues facing our city. The program will include guided visioning exercises so that we, as a community, can reclaim our hope and vision for Detroit.
Speakers include: Peter J. Hammer of Wayne Law’s Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, Asha Noor of CAIR Michigan, Linda Campbell of Detroit People’s Platform, Lacy Dawson of Michigan Voice and more.
Click here for the Facebook event page, and please share the flyer above!