An Equal Opportunity Lie
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The making of a segregated city.
In 1967, Flint Mayor Floyd McCree, resigned his appointed position, stating, “I refuse to live an equal opportunity lie.” He did so in protest of the city commission’s defeat of an open housing ordinance. For despite his status as the first African American mayor of a large American city, McCree inhabited what had become one of the most racially segregated cities in America. Understanding Flint’s history means understanding how its built environment andView more
$9 Adults, $8 Seniors 60+, $6 Youth ages 2-11
1221 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503