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Celebrating Courage: A Wright Fundraiser

Annual Museum Fundraiser

Support the Wright on October 9th

Tickets are on sale now for our Celebrating Courage fundraiser!

Celebrating Courage will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on October 9, 2021 at 6 PM.

The generosity of the evening's guests, will allow us to sustain high-quality educational activities, literacy initiatives, and public programs. It will be a fabulous night filled with gourmet food, robust entertainment, unique auction items, and more! All attendees must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours to enter the event. Attendees are also expected to wear masks except when eating or drinking. 

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2021 Honorees

The Wright’s Board of Trustees will present awards to the following 2021 Honorees for their extraordinary commitment to the museum’s mission.  Their volunteer efforts, financial support, and passion for the African-American history and culture ensure the continued viability of the museum, and the broader Detroit community:

  • Mr. Roderick D. & Mrs. Linda Gillum
  • Ms. jessica Care moore
  • Ms. Brunetta Vinson
  • Ms. Njia Kai

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Become a Sponsor

Contact Germaine Williams by phone at (313) 494-5853, or by email at