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BLACK HISTORY EVENTS AT THE WRIGHT MUSEUM

 

January 30, 2020

CELEBRATING DR. CARTER G. WOODSON LECTURE, BOOK SIGNING, Q&A

Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 2:00 PM

Presented in partnership with ASALH Detroit, this event is free and open to the public, and will be hosted from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

"Celebrating Dr. Carter G. Woodson, The Father of Black History Month & Black Self-Determination" is the title of the address that will be delivered by Daryl Michael Scott, PhD.

Dr. Scott is a professor and former chair of US History at Howard University, former president of ASALH: Association for the Study of African American Life and History and editor of Carter G. Woodson's Appeal, a lost manuscript.

Dr. Scott will host a question-and-answer session as well as a book signing after the lecture.

THE POTENTIAL POWER IN THE CONSCIOUS BLACK VOTE

Sunday, February 16, 2020 | 6:00 PM

This free program will be followed by a book signing.

In partnership with Legacy Of Literacy, Inc., this crucial discussion will be led by Dr. Molefi Asante, Chair and Professor of Africology and African American Studies at Temple University.

Dr. Asante is one of America's most prolific scholar-authors, who has produced the most PhD's of any African American studies department.

THE VINCENT CHANDLER EXPERIENCE | JAZZ CONCERT

Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 7:00 PM

Celebrate Black History Month with us as we introduce The Vincent Chandler Experience!

Led by Chandler, Lecturer in Jazz Studies, Jazz Trombone at Wayne State University and Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Civic Jazz Orchestra, this concert includes phenomenal jazz lions:

Tickets are $10 for Museum members, and $20 General Admission

 

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