Detroit’s Black History Series : $30 / Online Event
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Date(s) - 10/25/2021 - 11/22/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This is a monthly virtual tour of important places, people and events from Detroit’s Black History. From the Underground Railroad to Motown
Detroit has been a part of every part of the saga of African American History – From the Underground Railroad to the Great Migration. From the Jazz Age to Motown. From Civil Rights to Black Power, Detroit has been at the center of the fight for Black progress and has been a primary source for the contributions of African Americans to national and world history.
Please join Historian & Tour Leader Jamon Jordan on these 10 virtual tours exploring topics and places in Detroit’s history from the 1700s to the present. You can register for one or more of these virtual tours here.
They are all held on the 4th Monday of every month from 6-8pm.
Learn about the Underground Railroad and how it helped to build the Black community in Detroit!
Learn about the historic African neighborhoods in Detroit from Black Bottom to Conant Gardens.
Learn the history of the riots and rebellions in Detroit.
Learn how Paradise Valley paved the way for Motown Records!
Learn about the battles for fair housing, educational equality and the “I Have A Dream” speech before the March on Washington!
AND SO MUCH MORE!!
Tour #9 – October 25th – Beyond Black Bottom: The North End. Learn the history of this historic Black residential and business district that was a foundation in civil rights, faith, education and entertainment.
Tour #10 – November 22nd- Beyond Black Bottom: Conant Gardens. Learn the history of this important Black community that has had a thriving middle class for nearly a century.
Fee Per Tour: $30