Detroit Historical Museum to host free African-American History Day

Families from all backgrounds celebrate African American history and culture

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DETROIT - The Detroit Historical Museum will be hosting its annual African-American History Day  on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This is event is free and an excellent opportunity for families of all backgrounds to celebrate African American history and culture.

Their will be entertainment throughout the day including renowned storyteller Ivory D. Williams who will appear at noon. Author and genealogist Bruce C. Ford Sr. will discuss his book at 2 p.m. and Caricatures by Pete will take place between noon and 3 p.m.

In addition, families can enjoy a "history hunt" with prizes with kids and an expanded vender and artist market. Refreshments will also be for sale throughout the event.

The Detroit Historical Museum is at 5401 Woodward Ave. in Midtown Detroit. The museum is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Admission is free.

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