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April 27, 2017 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Category: Reception
Location: Reuther Library, 5401 Cass Avenue | Map
5401 Cass
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Please join the Reuther Library as we mark the opening of

12th Street, Detroit, 1967:

Employment, Housing, Policing, and Race Relations in Evidence


This new exhibit explores the causes and effects of Detroit’s summer of 1967 drawing from the Reuther Library’s extensive archival collections, allowing documents to speak for themselves. Visitors will have an opportunity to think critically about the evidence that exists and the evidence that is missing from the narrative.



5:30-7:30 PM

Thursday, April 27


Speakers include:

Dr. Melba Boyd, Distinguished Professor of Africana Studies at Wayne State University

Dr. Cynthia Griggs Fleming, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Tennessee Knoxville


For more information about this event, please contact Meghan Courtney at 313.577.0147 or meghan.courtney@wayne.edu.