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April 14, 2019, MCHR Annual Dinner at Marygrove College, Keynote Speaker is U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib

April 14, 2019, MCHR Annual Dinner at Marygrove College, Keynote Speaker is U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Posted February 6th, 2019  |  News

Reception: 4 p.m. Dinner: 5 p.m.

The MCHR Annual Dinner will be held April 14, 2018 at Marygrove College in Detroit.

U.S. House Representative Rashida Tlaib will deliver the keynote address.

MCHR will also recognize several individuals and groups for their human rights activism:
  • Lifetime Achievement Award — Sam Stark and Kae Halonen
  • Organization Award — East Michigan Environmental Council (EMEAC)
  • Youth Activist Award — Jonathon Roberts
  • Special Recognition — Colombian GM Workers

For more information on tickets, sponsorships or dinner program advertising, contact Chantelle Yancy at MCHRDinner2019@gmail.com or 313-775-0442.

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February 4th, 2019 – MCHR Newsletter

Posted February 4th, 2019  |  News  |  Newsletters

Green New Deal Wed. February 6th 7 pm Royal Oak Library.
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MCHR Advisory Board Member Gloria House Named 2019 Kresge Eminent Artist

Posted January 26th, 2019  |  News

MCHR Advisory Board member Gloria House has been selected by the Kresge Foundation for its 2019 Eminent Artist Award. Congratulations to Gloria for this recognition of her commitment to freedom of expression and enriching the lives of others.

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How Martin Luther King Jr. is Speaking to a Younger Generation

Posted January 22nd, 2019  |  News

Detroit News columnist Bankole Thompson recently spoke with a group of Detroit high school students about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — and what his legacy means to them.

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Frank Joyce Op-Ed on Legacy of L. Brooks Patterson Published in Detroit Free Press

Posted January 14th, 2019  |  News

The Detroit Free Press recently published an op-ed authored by MCHR Board Member Frank Joyce. The opinion piece examines the racist legacy of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.

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