Marygrove Welcomes Representatives from the Schomburg Center and the Kirwan Institute

Dr Khalil Gibran Muhammad

The Marygrove College Center for Social Justice and Community Engagement and the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion are pleased to welcome to Marygrove College, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammed, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, and Jason Reece, Director of Research for the Kirwan Institute at Ohio State University. They will speak at Marygrove on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 from 6 p.m. in Alumnae Hall.

Dr. Muhammed will discuss his latest book, “The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America.” Jason Reece will present the report commissioned by the Michigan Roundtable entitled “Detroit at a Crossroads: Emerging from Crisis and Building Prosperity for All.” A book signing and afterglow will follow.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Dr. Brenda Bryant, Dean of Community-Based Learning and Executive Director of the Center for Social Justice and Community Engagement at bbryant@marygrove.edu or (313) 927-1502 or Elena Herrada, Coordinator of the Master of Social Justice Program at eherrada@marygrove.edu or (313) 927-1418.

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