"The Wright Conversations” with Benjamin Crump


"The Wright Conversations” with Benjamin Crump


The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Presents the next installment of its lecture series, “A conversation with Benjamin Crump and Neil A. Barclay.” Attorney Ben Crump is a nationally recognized trial lawyer who specializes in civil rights and catastrophic personal injury cases such as wrongful death lawsuits.

From representing clients in serious injury cases, environmental cases, class actions, and other lawsuits to leading landscape-changing civil rights cases, Attorney Ben Crump and his team of attorneys are dedicated to holding the powerful accountable for taking advantage of those who don’t have any power.

Through a steadfast dedication to justice and service, renowned civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump has established himself as one of the nation’s foremost lawyers and advocates for social justice, earning the nickname “Black America’s Attorney General”. His legal acumen has ensured that those marginalized in American society are protected by their nation’s contract with its constituency. He is the founder and principal owner of Ben Crump Law.

Crump’s tireless advocacy has led to legislation preventing excessive force and developing implicit bias training and policies. He has been nationally recognized as the 2014 NNPA Newsmaker of the Year, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers, and Ebony Magazine Power 100 Most Influential African Americans. In 2016, he was designated as an Honorary Fellow by the University of Pennsylvania College of Law.

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 West Warren Ave., Detroit MI 48201

Thursday, February 15, 2024, 5:00 PM

The Wright Conversations, is a curated collection of events featuring dynamic speakers chosen by the President of the Charles H. Wright Museum, Neil A. Barclay. Dedicated to bringing insightful and robust conversation to the Detroit community, the series addresses critical topics in the areas of civic engagement, art, history, and culture.

*Tickets are $15 for non-members and $10 for members.

About the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History  
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History was founded in 1965 and is in the heart of Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center. The Wright Museum’s mission is to open minds and change lives through the exploration and celebration of African American history and culture. And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture — the museum’s 22,000 square foot, immersive core exhibit — is one of the largest, single exhibitions surveying the history of African Americans. The Wright Museum houses over 35,000 artifacts and archival materials and offers more than 300 public programs and events annually.   

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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren Avenue, Michigan 48201
kminer@thewright.org or call 313.494.5865