Looking Back to Move Forward

A multi-year community project.
Bringing together diverse voices and communities.
  • The work has already started, but the trick will be maintaining the momentum. As August began, 12,000 volunteers have been cleaning up 300 city blocks...

  • The turmoil of 1967 was the result of problems spanning decades, and it has taken decades to pick many of those pieces up. But there is change afoot i...

  • July 24, 2017- Thomas Sugrue was celebrating his fifth birthday on July 24, 1967, and his big surprise was a trip to a parade near his home on Asbury ...

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Happening Now

Detroit 67 Project
@D67projectAug 17
8/26 & 8/31 learn more about the causes and effects of 1967 with a tour from @freep @BridgeMichigan & @WeKnowDetroit https://t.co/5OHMF3Ij8C
Detroit 67 Project
@D67projectAug 15
The @WK_Kellogg_Fdn invests in Detroit’s future through its support of the Detroit 67: Perspectives exhibition. https://t.co/dfOdZ9A1u1
Detroit 67 Project
@D67projectAug 15
This Thursday! Don't miss Dr. Peter Hammer in our Third Thurs speaker series at @DHSDetroit https://t.co/1eLfs3EYXc

Upcoming Events

August 18, 2017
  • Flash Point: Detroit 1967 Exhibition
    August 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Lorenzo Cultural Center, 44575 Garfield Rd, Charter Twp of Clinton, MI 48038, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Building a Culture of Community Resourcefulness in Detroit
    August 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

August 19, 2017
  • Detroit Rep Street Fair: Neighborhood Arts & Culture Festival
    August 19, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
    Detroit Repertory Theatre, 13103 Woodrow Wilson St, Detroit, MI 48238, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward with the Detroit Historical Society
    August 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Lorenzo Cultural Center, 44575 Garfield Rd, Charter Twp of Clinton, MI 48038, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Building a Culture of Community Resourcefulness in Detroit
    August 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Detroit '67 Rebellion Kindling the Roots of Hip Hop
    August 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

August 20, 2017
  • Building a Culture of community Resourcefulness in Detroit
    August 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

August 21, 2017
  • Flash Point: Detroit 1967 Exhibition
    August 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Lorenzo Cultural Center, 44575 Garfield Rd, Charter Twp of Clinton, MI 48038, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

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Sponsors

The Detroit Historical Society is grateful for the support of our Detroit 67 sponsors. View the full list.