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.

Panelists

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

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