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An Equal Opportunity Lie

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Presented by Sloan*Longway at Sloan Museum, Flint MI

Jan 15 2018
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May 27 2018
An Equal Opportunity Lie

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 and

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$9 Adults, $8 Seniors 60+, $6 Youth ages 2-11

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Sloan Museum

1221 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503

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