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OCTOBER 20

THURSDAY AFTERNOON

1:00-3:30P

We are offering guided bus tours of key sites important to African Americans in the downtown Detroit area with stops at the Charles H. Wright Museum and the Motown Museum. The fee per person is $30. You will select the Excursion and pay when you register. Please note there is no refund. Groups will check in and board buses at Wayne County Community College Downtown. In order to secure your place, you will need to register and pay for the excursion by September 20, as we must reserve the tours at the museums and rent the buses.

Charles H. Wright Museum Exhibits during October:
And Still We Rise: From the tragedy of the Middle Passage to the heroism of the Civil Rights Movement and beyond, And Still We Rise offers a comprehensive look at the history of African American resilience.
Tuskegee Airman: The Tuskegee Airmen National Museum is housed in the Coleman A. Young Gallery, which is named after Detroit’s first Black mayor who was a second lieutenant, bombardier, and navigator in the Tuskegee Airmen.  Honoring the legacy and achievements of the nation's first All-Black air fighter squadron.
44th President: Visions of Our 44th President is a collective sculptural show created to recognize and celebrate the historical significance of the first African American President of the United States, Barack Obama.

THURSDAY EVENING

5:00P

REGISTRATION OPENS

WAYNE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DOWNTOWN (WCCCD), 1001 W FORT STREET, CORNER OF HOWARD & FORT STREETS

7:30-8:30P

OPENING RECEPTION

FRANK HAYDEN DANCE/MULTIPURPOSE ROOM 236

OCTOBER 21

FRIDAY MORNING

9:00A

REGISTRATION/CHECK IN

WCCCD, 1001 W FORT STREET, CORNER OF HOWARD & FORT STREETS

9:30-11A

WCCCD ATRIUM LOUNGE

11-11:15A

STRETCH BREAK

11:15-12:45P

WCCCD ATRIUM LOUNGE

FRIDAY AFTERNOON

12:45-2P

LUNCH AND COLLABORATIVE WRITING SESSION

ATRIUM

2-3:30P

FRANK HAYDEN DANCE/MULTIPURPOSE ROOM 236

3:30-3:45P

STRETCH BREAK

3:45-5:15P

WCCCD ATRIUM LOUNGE

OCTOBER 22

SATURDAY MORNING

8:30-9:45A

BMI COMMITTEE BREAKFAST

CONFERENCE ROOM

9:00A

REGISTRATION OPENS

WCCCD, 1001 W FORT STREET, CORNER OF HOWARD & FORT STREETS

9:00A

COFFEE/TEA/PASTERIES

10-11:30A

WCCCD ATRIUM LOUNGE

11:30-11:45A

STRETCH BREAK

SATURDAY AFTERNOON

11:45-1:15P

FRANK HAYDEN DANCE/MULTIPURPOSE ROOM 236

1:15-2P

LIGHT LUNCH

WCCCD ATRIUM LOUNGE

2-3:30P

WCCCD ATRIUM LOUNGE

3:30-3:45P

CLOSING REMARKS

WCCCD ATRIUM LOUNGE

SATURDAY EVENING

7-9:00P

CLOSING RECEPTION

THE CURTIS L. IVERY HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER, 1001 W FORT ST., CORNER OF HOWARD & FORT STREETS