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Special Offer: McCarter’s “Detroit ’67” Previews, October 9-13, 2018.

Previews for McCarter’s newest production Detroit ’67 begin tonight and continue through October 13!  There is a special offer of $30 tickets for the previews through Not in Our Town Princeton.  Use Promo Code: MCCD30. Restrictions may apply.  Click here…

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“12th and Clairmount,” October 2, 2018

In July 1967, Detroit experienced one of America’s most violent civil disturbances. The film directed by Brian Kaufman fuses rare archival footage from the era – including newsreel, educational films and more than 400 reels of home movies donated by…

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The South Doesn’t Own Slavery

Historian Tiya Miles reminds us “Our history of human bondage and white supremacy is not restricted to the South . . . . It penetrated every corner of this country, materially, economically and ideologically, and the unjust campaign to preserve…

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A Social Studies Teacher Was Tired of His Black Students Only Identifying With European Culture, So He Did Something About it

Kufere Laing raised money to buy books that helped his seventh and eighth grade social studies students  in Detroit “build their identity, something that typical textbooks don’t provide. ‘Often times, the information put in front of Black students isn’t at all…

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History, Race, and Real Estate, March 30, 2016

The last in a student-run series Detroit 101, focusing on the underlying causes that perpetuated Detroit’s decline, this panel includes Thomas Sugre, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History, NYU,  Jerry Papendorf, Founder and CEO, Loveland Technologies, Detroit, and…

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