Relive The Wright's 39th African World Festival!

A Note from the President & CEO

Celebrating Courage: A Wright Fundraiser

The Charles H. Wright Museum
of African American History

Annual Museum Fundraiser

We appreciate your support!

Thank you for attending our annual fundraiser! Presented by Ford Motor Company Fund, the proceeds will sustain our high-quality educational activities, literacy initiatives, and public programs.


Celebrating Courage was held on October 9, 2021 at 6 PM.

The generosity of the evening's guests allowed us to sustain high-quality educational activities, literacy initiatives, and public programs. It was a fabulous night filled with gourmet food, robust entertainment, unique auction items, and more!

View the invitation 

2021 Honorees

The Wright’s Board of Trustees presented 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. & Dr. Linda Gillum
  • Ms. jessica Care moore
  • Ms. Brunetta Vinson
  • Ms. Njia Kai


Additional SPONSORS FOR Celebrating Courage


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