Looking Back to Move Forward

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  • Don Archambault started the seminary attempting to understand the black community better., but five days in 1967 changed his ministry and life....

  • WXYZ's Carolyn Clifford relives July 1967 with former colleague and reporter Erik Smith...

  • Tearing down Paradise Valley and Black Bottom were supposed to bring Detroit. Kirk Pinho's story in Crain's Detroit Business says the opposite happene...

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Detroit 67 Project
@D67projectJul 22
RT @WSUgalleries: Day 2 at July 1967 Community Commemoration at #GordonPark #Detroit. #Detroit67 @D67project @DetroitParksRec @waynestate
Detroit 67 Project
@D67projectJul 22
Join us at Gordon Park again today as we continue our commemoration for July 1967. There will be kid activities al… https://t.co/cWXTwAi0Ft
Detroit 67 Project
@D67projectJul 22
RT @DC_Lene_Tech: Very interesting way to get some history. https://t.co/T65iREZ4Kb
July 1967 Community Commemoration

Upcoming Events

July 22, 2017
  • Detroit 67 Design Competition for Belle Isle's Peace Tower
    July 20, 2017 - July 31, 2017
    Belle Isle Conservancy, 300 River Pl Dr #2800, Detroit, MI 48207, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Weekend of Prayer: The Courage to Love
    July 21, 2017 - July 23, 2017
      See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • July 1967 Community Commemoration
    July 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
    1935 Atkinson St, Detroit, MI 48206, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • AFTER/LIFE: '67 Through the Perspective of the Women Who Lived It
    July 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Joseph Walker Williams Center, 8431 Rosa Parks Blvd, Detroit, MI 48206, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • The 1967 Detroit Rebellion: Voices of the Community
    July 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 East Warren, Detroit, MI   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • 12th Street Memorial & Pavilion Dedication
    July 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Joseph Walker Williams Center, 8431 Rosa Parks Blvd, Detroit MI 48206   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Free Screening: The Detroiters
    July 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

July 23, 2017
  • Detroit 67 Design Competition for Belle Isle's Peace Tower
    July 20, 2017 - August 1, 2017
    Belle Isle Conservancy, 300 River Pl Dr #2800, Detroit, MI 48207, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Weekend of Prayer: The Courage to Love
    July 21, 2017 - July 24, 2017
      See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Detroit 1967 Rebellion Bus Tour
    July 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • July 1967 Community Commemoration
    July 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
    1935 Atkinson St, Detroit, MI 48206, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Detroit Public Theatre presents award-winning play Detroit '67
    July 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Gordon Park (Rosa Parks & Clairmount Streets) Detroit, MI   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Revolutionaries, Revolution and Counter-Revolution
    July 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 East Warren, Detroit, MI   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • Dedication of State Historic Marker about Detroit 1967
    July 23, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Gordon Park, Detroit, MI 48206, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • "The Detroiters" Film Screening
    July 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

  • United We Stand Rally and Art as Ritual Fire Ceremony
    July 23, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 East Warren, Detroit, MI   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

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