Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:00pm EST —
Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:30pm EST
The Wright Museum and the organizing branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Detroit welcome Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NY, a research unit of The New York Public Library, in his presenation entitled “The Challenge of Historical Illiteracy in the Age of Mass Incarceration.”
Dr. Muhammad is the great-grandson of the late Honorable Elijah Muhammad, a native of Chicago's South Side, and has served as Assistant Professor of History at Indiana University.
ASALH will also host a silent auction, beginning at 4:00 pm. Following the lecture, Dr. Muhammad will sell signed copies of his latest book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America.
Donation: $20 / Students: $5 with school ID. For more information please contact Delores Cobb at (877) 952-7254 ext. 806, or Ruben Wilson at (877) 952-7254 ext. 808.