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Voting Matters Exhibition

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit

Voting Matters is an interactive multimedia exhibition that illustrates the work of African Americans from pre-Reconstruction through the present day, in the development of the basic principles and values surrounding our current understanding of what it means to have the “right to vote” in democratic societies around the world. This modular exhibition consists of five parts: Pre-Reconstruction/Reconstruction (1870-1877), Post-Reconstruction (1888 - Today), The Women’s Suffrage Movement, Electoral College, and Gerrymandering.

$10

Holocaust Memorial Center hosts “Speaking Truth to Power: The White Rose Student Anti-Nazi Resistance” featuring author Dr. Jud Newborn

Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills

The Holocaust Memorial Center is hosting “Speaking Truth to Power: The White Rose Student Anti-Nazi Resistance” featuring author Dr. Jud Newborn author and dynamic storyteller Dr. Jud Newborn. The event will take place will take place online on Thurs., Oct. 8 at 7:00 p.m. EDT, broadcast live as a Zoom webinar. Registration is required at www.holocaustcenter.org/October. During the program, Newborn will use stirring music, powerful images and suspenseful storytelling to describe how two fanatical Hitler Youth leaders transformed into the greatest heroes of the German anti-Nazi resistance. Newborn’s book, Sophie Scholl and the White Rose, is based upon extensive research and Scholl’s diary entries about her experience in the White Rose resistance. The Christian German students that comprised the White Rose resistance group wrote and distributed pamphlets about the horrific actions of the Nazis during the Holocaust, encouraging readers to stand up against the Nazis. The program is generously supported by Robin & Leo Eisenberg, Karolyn and Arie Leibovitz, Susie and Norman Pappas, Nancy and Sam Shamie and the PNC Foundation. The mission of the Holocaust Memorial Center is to engage, educate and empower by remembering the Holocaust. By offering important and diverse programming, visitors to the Holocaust Memorial Center […]

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