Controlling the Narrative

Controlling the Narrative

2015 Grant Recipients Share African Americans Society for History and Racial Equity Controlling the Narrative $13,366 • Kalamazoo “Controlling the Narrative” used historical documents, oral histories, images, and other individual, family, and community stories to...
Great Writers Project

Great Writers Project

2015 Grant Recipients Share African Americans Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative Great Writers Project $24,922 • Kalamazoo How can we help students see themselves in works of literature? The Great Writers program took on this question by introducing a...
Michigan Women Who Made a Difference

Michigan Women Who Made a Difference

2015 Grant Recipients Share Jewish Americans Jewish Historical Society of Michigan Michigan Women Who Made A Difference $25,000 • West Bloomfield Michigan Women Who Made a Difference (MWWMD) is a community-based, statewide campaign to document, preserve, and share the...
Nuestra Historia, Nuestra Voz

Nuestra Historia, Nuestra Voz

2015 Grant Recipients Share Latin Americans Hispanic Center of Western Michigan Nuestra Historia, Nuestra Voz $25,000 • Grand Rapids In Nuestra Historia, Nuestra Voz (Our History, Our Voice), high school students in the Grandville Avenue area in Grand Rapids had the...
Manda-Bee-Kee Dance Troupe Documentary

Manda-Bee-Kee Dance Troupe Documentary

2015 Grant Recipients Share Native Americans Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Manda-Bee-Kee Dance Troupe Documentary $25,000 • Harbor Springs During the 1950s, The Manda-Bee-Kee (Water Wonderland) Dance Troupe launched a revitalization of culture and traditions began...