New Detroit’s Genealogy and Storytelling Racial Healing Project
ABOUT THE PROJECT:
New Detroit’s Genealogy and Storytelling Racial Healing Project combines genealogy research, DNA testing, historical analysis and storytelling. Participants are guided by historians, genealogists, writers and storytellers to explore race and identity. This project is done in partnership with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the BLOOM Transformation Center.

The project’s main objectives are to promote racial healing, elevate racial understanding, and ensure an understanding of the concept of race.

DUE TO CONSTRUCTION, PLEASE USE THE ENTRANCE OFF OF FARNSWORTH AT THE CHARLES H.WRIGHT MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

Upcoming Sessions:

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Location: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop
Participants will learn tools to research their family history with
Shaun Thomas and Leslie Williams from the Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 (2 Sessions repeated on the same day at differnet times)
Session I - 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop (Advanced Session) and
The History of Race: A Social Construct (Part II)

Genealogy Workshop: Participants will learn advanced tools to research their family history with Shaun Thomas and Leslie Williams from the Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society.
&
The History of Race: A Social Construct
Presentation that explores the history of race,
by Historian, Robert Smith of History ReMake


Session II - 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop (Advanced Session) and
The History of Race: A Social Construct (Part II)

Genealogy Workshop: Participants will learn advanced tools to research their family history with Shaun Thomas and Leslie Williams from the Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society.
&
The History of Race: A Social Construct
Presentation that explores the history of race,
by Historian, Robert Smith of History ReMake


There is no cost to attend. Registration is required. Space is limited.

For more information, contact: mmontgomery@newdetroit.org or 313.664.2036

Funding for this project provided by
W.K. Kellogg Foundation


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