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 21
N. American headquarters of @Faurecia takes initiative to clean up Detroit neighborhoods #LookingBackToMoveForward https://t.co/Z3Hyze69uE
Detroit 67 Project
@D67projectAug 20
Next Saturday! Join us for a fun, family friendly mixer showcasing Muslim history, arts & culture at @DHSDetroit. https://t.co/3rQItIx6sb
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

Upcoming Events

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

August 22, 2017
  • Flash Point: Detroit 1967 Exhibition
    August 22, 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

  • Detroit in Crisis: The '67 Rebellion
    August 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Ave, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127, USA   See more detailsAdd to my calendar

August 23, 2017
  • Flash Point: Detroit 1967 Exhibition
    August 23, 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

August 24, 2017
  • Flash Point: Detroit 1967 Exhibition
    August 24, 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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The Detroit Historical Society is grateful for the support of our Detroit 67 sponsors. View the full list.