'67 Rebellion: A Memory Play

Venue

23925 Northwestern Highway
Southfield
,
MI
48075
,
US

Important Venue Notes

Watch for signs directing people on where to park.

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Description

Join us for an exploration of the events and conditions leading up to the 1967 Detroit rebellion and what occurred during and immediately after that uprising. The program begins with a presentation by William Winkel, a researcher with the Detroit Historical Society and co-manager of the Detroit '67 Oral History Project. Next, The Extra Mile Playwrights Theatre company will perform a staged reading of oral histories of people who witnessed the events of 1967. A talk-back with the writers and presenters will follow.

Reception at 6:30 p.m.; program starts 7:00 Purchase tickets at www.tinyurl.com/67Detroit

Event hosted by the UU Escalating Economic Inequality Task Force, a coalition of Unitarian Universalist congregations in Bloomfield Hills, Brighton, Detroit, Farmington, Grosse Pointe, Southfield, and Troy.