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Settlin’: Stories of Madison’s Early African American Families

Type: * Lecture * Informational This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The Wisconsin Historical Museum and the Wisconsin Historical Society Press are proud to welcome author Muriel Simms, discussing her new book “Settlin’: Stories of Madison’s Early African American Families.” Only a fraction of what is…

Distinguished Local African-Americans to Lead Talkbacks for Detroit ’67

The Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theatre (Krass)’s production, Detroit ’67, by Dominique Morisseau is likely to raise a questions among audience members about the real events that inspired the play–five days of rioting that resulted in 43 dead, 1,189 injured, and more than 2,000 buildings destroyed. The play takes place near…