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Detroit 67 Third Thursday Speaker Series: Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press

"Roses and Revolutions: The Voice and Vision of Detroit's Dudley Randall" by Dr. Melba Joyce Boyd, Wayne State University

Our Third Thursday speaker series continues this fall at the Detroit Historical Museum.

Dr. Melba Joyce Boyd is a Distinguished Professor in African American Studies at Wayne State University and an award-winning author of 13 books, nine of which are poetry. Her book Wrestling with the Muse: Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press received the 2005 Honor for Nonfiction from The Black Caucus of the American Library Association. In this presentation, Dr. Boyd will talk about Randall and the Broadside press and address the impact that the 1967 Rebellion had on their work.

Attendance is free, but pre-registration is encouraged, as space is limited. To register for a presentation, please contact Charnae Sanders, Public Programs Coordinator, at 313.833.0277 or charnaes@detroithistorical.org.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum


Detroit 1967

Origins, Impacts, Legacies

Edited by Joel Stone
With a Foreword by Thomas J. Sugrue

Examines relationships between black and white Detroit residents through the lens of 1967, fifty years later.

Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814343036
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814343043

Roses and Revolutions

The Selected Writings of Dudley Randall

Edited and with an Introduction by Melba Joyce Boyd

Collects significant poetry, short stories, and essays by celebrated African American poet and publisher Dudley Randall.

Published: August 2009
ISBN: 9780814334454