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Black Detroit: Book Signing and Talk with Herb Boyd

When: Fri., Nov. 3, 7-9 p.m. 2017

Black Detroit is a groundbreaking history of the struggles and resilience of African Americans from the city’s birth two hundred years ago until the present. Boyd explores the important contributions that many well-known individuals, institutions, and events – such Mayor Coleman Young and the automobile plant’s labor struggles – made to Detroit’s black experience. He also explores many lesser known individuals and organizations who made important contributions. Boyd is a political and cultural product of post-WWII Detroit and writes with intimate knowledge and compassion.

Price: FREE

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