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Sunday, June 18 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
The Building of Black Detroit Tour Part 1

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Detroit's African-American community was built on a revolutionary fight for freedom. In this tour we will learn about Detroit's history around the issue of race, and how Black activists, organizations and businesses fought faith, freedom and financial self-determination to control their own reality and environment.

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Jamon Jordan

BIO: Jamon Jordan is an educator, writer & historian. Also known as Baba Jamon, he has been a teacher of African & African American history for 20 years and a researcher of Black history for decades . He taught at the African centered Nsoroma Institute in Detroit for 10 years. He now runs Black Scroll Network History & Tours, where he leads tours and presentations dealing with African & African American history in the Detroit area, and throughout Michigan and the United States. He has given over 100 tours and presentations for Detroit Public Schools, Walled Lake Public Schools, and numerous charter schools, as well as university class groups from Wayne State, Michigan State, Georgetown, New York University & the University of Michigan. He has given hundreds of lectures and presentations for schools, churches, and organizations, including the Detroit Historical Society, the Historical Society of Michigan, the Jewish Historical Society, and the Underground Railroad National Conference. He has presented, Black Scroll Network History & Tours

Sunday June 18, 2017 11:45am - 12:45pm EDT
Shuttle Stop: Anthony Wayne & Kirby
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