On the Shoulders of Giants: Celebrating Black History Month

February 24 2024 | 10:00am to 5:00pm

Join us for an all-ages celebration honoring Detroit's Black history!

1 p.m. Explore the legacy of civil engineer Cornelius Henderson in a lecture and panel discussion led by Dr. Howard Lindsey, Dr Rashid Faisal, Mr. David L. Head, and Dr. Anita Moncrease. Henderson played a key role in the design and construction of the Ambassador Bridge in the 1920s and worked on many other projects during his 47-year career with the Canadian Bridge Company, including bridges, railroads, factories, residences, cemeteries, apartment buildings, and more.

12 - 2 p.m. Meet 826michigan gallery guides in Stories by Stereo: Voices of Detroit Students.

2 - 4 p.m. Catch a jazz performance by Vincent Chandler Experience.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Shop our vendor marketplace, featuring many of our Hustle honorees and other distinguished Detroit businesses.


Admission is free!

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