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Flint’s Oral History: Race, Place and Systemic Racism Through the Experiences of Flint Residents

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Erica Britt, Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Michigan-Flint. This presentation will highlight stories from the Vehicle City Voices Project, an oral history project about life in the city of Flint. In addition to hearing visions of Flint’s past, present, and future, we will also explore the spoken and unspoken narratives of race and systemic racism that frame the experiences of Flint residents.

FREE ADMISSION. Food will be provided. Registration is required. Space is limited. To register, call 810-237-3450 or click the “Buy Now” button below.

Date: Monday, October 8
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503

This event is part of the Flint Truth and Action Partnership Project Speaker Series, presented with the University of Michigan-Flint Office of University Outreach. Attendees are encouraged to explore Sloan Museum’s free exhibit “RACE: Are We So Different?” open through December 9, 2018.

Sponsored by UM-Flint

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