African American Events
Rev Robert B. Jones Sr. is truly a Detroit (and national) musical treasure! He is an inspirational singer, songwriter, storyteller and self-taught multi-instrumentalist. He plays guitar, harmonica, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, quills and bones, using folk, blues, spirituals and other American Roots
Award-winning author and 2017 Kresge Artist Fellow Jean Alicia Elster will share details of how the oral history tradition within her family formed the backbone of the narrative and plot development of her Ford family historical fiction trilogy volumes Who’s Jim Hines?, The Colored Car and the
Join us in Celebrating Black History Month
Showcase your talent or enjoy and applaud the creative performances of others! Original spoken word done solo, in duets or trios and more, are welcome and encouraged! Tony Young will be the MC host. Food, vendors, music and more!