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COMMUNITY ORAL HISTORY HOSTED BY BLACK BOTTOM ARCHIVES

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Community Oral History hosted by Black Bottom Archives


Image credit: Burton Historical Collection. Courtesy of Black Bottom Archives.

Wednesday, February 21, 1pm

MOCAD CAFÉ

Admission: This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Do you think preserving the legacy of Black Detroit is important? Are you a Black Detroiter interested in learning skills to help maintain your family or community’s history? Join us for Community Oral History, a youth workshop led by Black Bottom Archives that explores the practice of preserving oral histories rooted in values that cherish Black life. 
 
This workshop is free and open to the public, activities are recommended for ages 12 and up, but all ages are welcome and encouraged to come.
 
Black Bottom Archives is a community-driven media platform dedicated to centering and amplifying the voices, experiences, and perspectives of Black Detroiters through digital storytelling, journalism, art, and community organizing, focusing on preserving local Black history and archiving our present. Their goal is to create opportunities for intergenerational storytelling to preserve the legacy of Black Detroit.

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Date:
February 21
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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