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African American History Day
February 24 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Learn more about Detroit’s African American History on Saturday, February 24 at our family friendly event.
10 am Join Madelyn Porter as she invites everyone to participate in The Great Migration, the Society’s newest StoryLiving educational program.
12pm Storyteller Ivory Williams returns at noon.
1pm Learn about Detroit’s Underground Railroad history in the presentation “The African American Mysteries, Manumission Papers” by Sharon Elizabeth Sexton.
Throughout the day, enjoy drop-in tours by Jamon Jordan, as he highlights the African American perspective in our exhibits. Talk with representatives from area historical organizations and learn how to get involved.