Talks & Tours

The Cartography Project: Detroit Black Futures Dinner and Discussion

THURSDAY, JUNE 22 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

What can we do today to shape Black lives of tomorrow?

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents The Cartography Project: Detroit Black Futures,” A Curated Community Conversation, Thursday, June 22, 2023, 6:00-9:00 pm.

Join us for a Curated Dinner Table Conversation and a Panel Discussion with rising leaders in Detroit.

  •     Jamon Jordan, Official Historian for the City of Detroit
  •     Njia Kai*, Cultural Activist & Curator
  •     Nicholas Slappey, Director of Community Engagement at Detroit Urban Innovators Foundation & Program Coordinator, Tech- Based Programs at TechTown Detroit
  •     Sheara Small, Site Director, Children of the Rising Sun Empowerment Center
  •     Moderated by Marc Bamuthi Joseph, VP, Social Impact and Artistic Director,Cultural Strategy, The Kennedy Center

Your voice is critical to this discussion and in the shaping of Detroit's Black Future!  

The event will take place in the Wright Community Room at The Wright Museum, 315 East Warren Street, Detroit, MI 48201.

Enter the building through the Warren Street entrance or directly through the Security entrance - Farnsworth & Brush. Paid parking is available in the DIA Parking Lot, off John R or street parking, where available.

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