Remembering the 1932 Ford Hunger March: Detroit Park Honors Labor and Environmental History

March 1, 2024


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5-15 mins
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Presented by The Conversation

The corner of Fort Street and Oakwood Boulevard has several stories to tell: of a river, a region, a historic conflict, and an ongoing struggle. The intersection marks the meeting place of the protesters from the 1932 Ford Hunger March, a struggle now acknowledged as an important catalyst in the growth of the union movement. Learn more about Michigan’s role in labor history in this piece from The Conversation.

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