Celebrate Black History at The Henry Ford

Friday, February 21, 2020
9:30 am - 5:00 pm


What is the future you want to create? At Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Black History Month is a time to celebrate, examine and witness the past as a community, reflecting on the impact our actions have today and for the future. Freedom marches, brave risks, painful endurance and brilliant ideas are all inspiration for the next generation.

Step into the acclaimed Minds on Freedom musical and dramatic performance and protest inequality just as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and other civil rights champions did. Get a deeper experience in the museum as we guide you through the contributions of African-American innovators past and present. Stand in the presence of the powerful Sojourner Truth, who asked “Ain’t I a Woman?” and stood up for women and black people, despite enormous resistance. Get to know Elijah McCoy, an accomplished inventor with 57 original patents, and learn about the lasting legacy George Washington Carver left at the Tuskegee Institute.

Throughout the month, we delve into African-American history through interactive presentations, music and food. From the northern migration and the beginnings of jazz to the civil rights movement and today, explore familiar stories and discover stories new to you.

Celebrate Black History is presented by Ford Motor Company Fund. Programming is free for members of The Henry Ford, or included with paid admission to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

Location:

The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd
Dearborn, MI 48124

Contact:

Cost: included with paid admission
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: The Henry Ford
Organization: The Henry Ford
Organizer Phone: (313) 982-6001
Organizer Email: Not Provided

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