1967 in Detroit was the result of the “bubbling, bubbling, bubbling” of segregation, unemployment, poverty and police brutality. The local Black American community was being targeted by a brutal police force and had enough. It was a rebellion, pure and simple; a rejection of the status quo. This bout with criminalization existed as a part…
An Arab American Summit to Advance Social Change
Whatever notions there are about a better tomorrow, they will only be notions until the Arab American community is a part of that promising future.
Rev. Alvin Herring, Director of Racial Equity and Community Engagement, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
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Hassan Jaber, Executive Director and CEO, ACCESS 50 years ago, the city of Detroit experienced a movement that shaped our region’s history and awoke many of its citizens. Known by many names, the Detroit Rebellion of 1967, not only challenged the socio-political status quo, but molded perspectives and experiences. This uprising, birthed by the growing…