Events by Month

February 2022

February 17, 2022

Virtual Third Thursday Speaker Series: Health as Wealth in Detroit's Black Community

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join the Detroit Historical Society for a conversation on community health and care. Malik YakiniExecutive Director, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, will discuss the history and contemporary impact of food as health and wealth for Black Detroiters and beyond.

From food economies to to food deserts, the discussion will uncover and share his personal and learned expertise to forge a connection between the significance of the present and its influence on the future.

February 26, 2022

On the Shoulders of Giants: Celebrating Black History Month

10:00am to 5:00pm

Join us for an in-person, all ages celebration honoring the legacy of entrepreneurship in the Black community.

On the Shoulders of Giants will highlight some of the businesses and history makers that continue to make Detroit great. Shop our curated marketplace of locally owned businesses, take guided mini-tours of our permanent exhibitions Doorway to Freedom and Detroit 67: Perspectives and join in a drop-in Paradise Valley-themed kids craft during this all-day event.