Downtown Detroit Synagogue

Great News. The Downtown Detroit Synagogue renovation gets a $350,000 boost from the William Davison Foundation. Additionally for every two dollars pledged Davison will kick in two more dollars up to $100,000.
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    Robert Hayden is an interesting choice. I would have thought him nearly forgotten. Nice to see him brought up again and recognized, even so long after his death. He wrote a lot about his childhood here in Detroit too, although from his writings it clearly was not the happiest of upbringings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EastsideAl View Post
    Robert Hayden is an interesting choice. I would have thought him nearly forgotten. Nice to see him brought up again and recognized, even so long after his death. He wrote a lot about his childhood here in Detroit too, although from his writings it clearly was not the happiest of upbringings.
    When I was a student at U-M a visiting Professor in the Black Studies department taught a class entirely on the works of Robert Hayden. One of the libraries on campus had a reading room named after him.

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