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Camp Africa Spring

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History will host Camp Africa Spring April 1 – 5, 2019. The camp is FREE for children ages 7 to 12. It will feature creative, dynamic, and fun activities centered around STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Campers will be able to explore the wonders… Read More Camp Africa Spring

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MI World Water Day 2019

On Friday, March 22nd, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History will host the MI World Water Day 2019. World Water Day is an international holiday held annually on March 22 to honor and acknowledge the importance of protecting and sustaining the world’s freshwater sources. Now, 25 years later, led by grassroots organizations… Read More MI World Water Day 2019

Culture, Health

Why We Should Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

August 2016   The month of August is National Breastfeeding Month. Each year women across the United States and the world celebrate and share their journey of breastfeeding their babies. Breastfeeding advocacy groups, lactation consultants, peer coaches, and other breastfeeding supporters plan many events to raise awareness and support to educate women and the public about… Read More Why We Should Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

Culture

Detroit’s African World Festival Celebrates Culture and Heritage

Have you ever attended an African Festival? A few weeks ago, my daughter Michala (14) had expressed an interest in learning more about our African American culture. Since we homeschool, I had suggested that we add African American studies to our Fall school curriculum. Fast forward to August 17th, I’m on Facebook searching for upcoming… Read More Detroit’s African World Festival Celebrates Culture and Heritage