The Remembering Monroe Project is a hands-on art & storytelling event—a celebration of the history of Monroe street and the importance of neighborhood. Kress on Dexter will showcase the stories emanating from Monroe Street, which in its heydey was the epicenter of Black Enterprise and culture. Over 6 curated events, multiple generations will gather, stories will be shared, the faces and places of Monroe street will come to life in a one-of-a-kind art installation. On Friday, April 13th, 5-7 p.m., Foreword South will host Young Adult Night with an interactive storytelling experience about the professional career of the first African American hired at an all white establishment on Monroe Street.
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