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United We Stand” Debuts at Charles H. Wright Museum

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A new sculpture titled “United We Stand” kicked off the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History‘s year-long commemoration of 1967 civil unrest in Detroit. The piece was created by 91-year-old artist Charles McGee. Museum President and C-E-O Juanita Moore says the sculpture reminds Detroiters that if they stick together, they can accomplish anything. Moore spoke with WDET’s Bre’Anna Tinsley. 

To see more about the 1967 civil uprising in Detroit, check out WDET’s work with the Detroit Journalism Cooperative at DetroitJournalism.org.

Image credit: Bre'Anna Tinsley/WDET

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Bre'Anna Tinsley

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