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2019 Peace Calendars Available for $15

2019 Peace Calendars Available for $15

Posted November 9th, 2018  |  News

MCHR is once again offering 2019 Syracuse Cultural Workers calendars.

These calendars are beautifully illustrated and note a human or civil rights event or milestone for almost every day of the years.

Available for $15.

To purchase or reserve your calendar(s), contact Brother Tom Zerafa at musicalchairstrz003@gmail.com or support@mchr.org.

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MCHR Founders Day 2018

Posted November 1st, 2018  |  News

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7-9pm

Mississippi Freedom Summer and SNCC Organizer

Hollis Watkins
Author of “Brother Hollis: The Sankofa of a Movement Man”
Co-Founder and President of Southern Echo, Inc.

“Hollis Watkins is the Co-founder and President of Southern Echo, Inc., a leadership organization dedicating to empowering local residents throughout Mississippi and the Southern region to make political, economic, educational, and environmental systems accountable to the needs and interests of the African-American community.”
– from Petra, Leaders for Justice

MCHR’S BISHOP H. COLEMAN MCGHEE, JR. CHAMPION OF JUSTICE AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED TO DETROIT AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST FRANK JOYCE

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
General Motors Theater
315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit 48201

Click here to download the flyer.

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MCHR Film: Confronting Police and Vigilante Violence

MCHR Film: Confronting Police and Vigilante Violence

Posted October 11th, 2018  |  News

Unarmed African Americans have been shot and killed by police and white vigilantes at an alarming rate. It happened to Laquan McDonald in Chicago and it happens in Detroit and its suburbs as well. Unlike the Chicago case, guilty police officers most often are exonerated.

The brief video and speakers will address this violence and the legal and activist challenges to such violence. We also hear news stories of people taking justice in to their own hands Facilitator will be Mark Fancher, (attorney with the ACLU), Gloria House (African American elder) and De’Von Burt, representative of Black Young People 100. Moderator: Fran Shor.

Tuesday, October 16th, 7 pm
St John Episcopal Church
26998 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Suggested donation: $5
For more info call MCHR 313 579-9071

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Fall 2018 MCHR Newsletter

Posted October 5th, 2018  |  News  |  Newsletters
The Fall 2018 MCHR newletter features articles on police violence, academic lynching, post-prison re-entry, Colombian GM workers, mental health & human rights and Election 2018 voter information.

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