Former Detroit Teacher Leads Tours To Highlight Detroit's Hidden Black History
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Detroit Black History Orientation

 

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Event by Black Scroll Network History & Tours

Online Event

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 6 PM EST – 7:30 PM EST

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Join Historian & Educator Jamon Jordan as he introduces a series of virtual tours about Detroit's African American History.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Online

Host

Black Scroll Network History & Tours
Tour Guide

May be an image of text that says 'BLACK HISTORY MONTH FACTS FANNIE RICHARDS WAS THE FIRST BLACK PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER IN DETROIT TO TEACH AT ΑΝ INTEGRATED SCHOOL. SHE SPONSORED A LAWSUIT TO OVERTURN SEGREGATION IN DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN 1869, DECADES BEFORE BROWN BOARD OF EDUCATION SHE STUDIED IN CANADA AND GERMANY AND BROUGHT THE PRACTICE OF KINDERGARTEN TO THE STATE OF MICHIGAN. SHE TAUGHT IN DETROIT FOR 50 YEARS. FACT PROVIDED BY HISTORIAN JAMON JORDAN'