April HerStory Update
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HERstory Museum Grand Reopening

Dear Friend, Today, on Women’s Equality Day 2021, the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame reopened its doors after a global pandemic and a flood. We celebrate the resiliency of this beloved long-standing institution along with the many inspiring Michigan women inducted and recognized for their perseverance and innovation. We also remember the center’s founder, Dr. Gladys … Read more

Call Me By My Name -Sandra Seaton

Sandra Seaton is a playwright and librettist. Her plays have been performed throughout the country and her libretto for the opera From the Diary of Sally Hemings, with music by Pulitzer Prize winning Michigan composer William Bolcom, has been performed at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. The Bridge Party, the first of Sandra Seaton’s thirteen plays, portrays a group of Black women whose weekly bridge game is interrupted by … Read more

Representation Matters: Black HERstory Panel

Watch the full discussion here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om1Oi_h8A2s Meet the Panelists Faye Nelson, Black HERstory Panelist, Foundation Sector Faye Nelson is director of Michigan Programs at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan.  In this role, Faye provides leadership and oversight of the foundation’s investments in Michigan to create conditions that ensure children have opportunities to … Read more