Past Events

MCHR, Gesu Church and UDM Present: Kathy Kelley — Co-ordinator of Voices for Creative Non-Violence “Non-Violent Resistance to Forever Wars” 

Date: 7 p.m., February 12, 2020

Life Science Bldg., #113
University of Detroit Mercy
4001 McNichols Road
Detroit, Mich. 48221


MCHR Founders Day Event 3 p.m., December 8, 2019 at Swords Into Plowshares Gallery Presentation: “The Long Life of White Supremacist Terror in the U.S”

Date: Dec. 8, 2019 @ 3pm

MCHR Founders Day will feature a presentation from Dr. Fran Shor, MCHR Advisory Board Member and Professor Emeritus of History at Wayne State University.

“The Long Life of of White Supremacist Terror in the U.S.” will review the history of white supremacist activities in the U.S. from colonial to contemporary times.

In addition, Dorothy Dewberry Aldridge will be presented with the MCHR Bishop Coleman McGehee, Jr. Champion of Justice Award.

Swords into Plowshares is located at 33 E. Adams, Detroit, Mich. 48226.

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Standing Up For Immigrants And Refugees – Community-Based Responses

Date: Oct. 16th, 2019 @ 7pm

MCHR will be a sponsor of “Standing Up for Immigrants and Refugees” at 7 p.m on October 16 at Birmingham Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism.

The public affairs program will address community responses to the unjust and immoral immigration policies of the current administration.

Presenters are Jeffrey L. Falick, a secular humanist rabbi and Melanie Goldberg, an immigration attorney.

The Birmingham Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism is located at 28611 W. 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan.

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2019 Freedom Tour Set for July 12 & 13

Date: Jul. 12-13th, 2019

The 2019 Detroit Freedom Tour will explore Detroit’s civil rights history by visiting a series of locations significant to the movement, including: The Birwood Wall; Algiers Motel; Shrine of the Black Madonna; Mohammed Temple; New Bethel Baptist Church; Ossian Sweet House; Viola Liuzzo Park and many others.

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MCHR Annual Meeting

Date: Jun. 20th, 2019 @ 7pm

Board elections and annual report of MCHR will be followed by Curt Guyette’s talk entitled “The Media, Facism and Donald Trump.”

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