DETROIT – An exhibition that advances the narrative of black men through art, photographs and stories arrives in Detroit.
The public opening of the “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. ”The exhibit is scheduled for Sunday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
It is part of an exhibition tour created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
The Ford Motor Co. Fund is also involved in two community initiatives – the Men of Courage Leadership Forum and Men of Courage Barbershop Challenge – related to the exhibition.
The Barber Shop Challenge is an extension of the local Men of Courage program launched in 2015. The finalists are Shears and Shaves Spa in Detroit and Greathouse Barber and Beauty Shop in Southfield. The stores will compete over the next three months for a grant based on their implementation of initiatives and activities that educate and reinforce positive narratives around black men, according to organizers.
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