5 days In July: Reflections on Rebellion-Symptoms, Synergy and Solutions

1967The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion and Marygrove College’s Masters in the Arts of Social Justice Program are pleased to present 5 Days in July: Reflections on Rebellion-Symptoms, Synergy and Solutions, a panel discussion reflecting on the causes of the 1967 rebellion in Detroit and addressing issues fifty years later in communities discriminated against because of race, religion, gender or economic status.


Eric Campbell is Editor of Riverwise. Riverwise is a community-based magazine created by a team of authors, writers, photojournalists, parents, grandparents, students, organizers, activists, artists, educators and visionaries.  Riverwise is working to create media that reflects local activism and the profound new work being done in and around Detroit neighborhoods.  Eric is our moderator for the panel discussion.

Elena Herrada is a Detroit Community Activist leader and Director of the Oral History project of Fronteras Norteñas organization.

Dr. Jacqueline El-Sayed is the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Marygrove College.

Malik Yakini is the Founder and the Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network.

This event will be held at:

Marygrove College
8425 W. McNichols Ave.
Detroit, MI 48221
Denk Chapman Hall in the Madame Cadillac Building

Thursday, July 27, 2017

7-8:30 PM

Light refreshments will be served.  Free and open to the public

MG Grad Rachel Thompson Talks Music, Feminism, and Role of Detroit’s Seraphine Collective in Metro Times

IMG_20170721_091041If you forgot to grab a hard copy of last week’s Metro Times, which inclues a cover story featuring longtime Seraphine Collective member and Marygrove College graduate Rachel Thompson, you can still check it out by clicking on the link below!


Original photo credit: Doug Coombe

Marygrove Professor, Author, and Theologian Dr. Michael Martin Talks Mysticism, Christ, Art, and Poetry in NYC: July 25

Marygrove College professor, author, and theologian Dr. Michael Martin will join the City & Michael Martins faceKingdom New York on July 25 for an evening conversation about mysticism, Christ, art, and poetry.

Connolly’s Pub & Restaurant
3rd floor
121 W 45th St.
New York, NY 10036

For more information on the event: http://www.plough.com/en/events/2017/city-and-kingdom-new-york-midsummer

This event coincides with the launch of Dr. Martin’s new journal “Jesus the Imagination,” which you can follow here: https://angelicopress.org/introducing-jesus-the-imagination-a-journal-of-spiritual-revolution/