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Without Help: Cornelius L. Henderson, The Talented Tenth and the Ambassador Bridge

April 06, 2022 | 11:00 - 12:00 PM

With Dr. Rashid Faisal

In 1911, Cornelius L. Henderson became the second African American to earn an engineering degree from the University of Michigan. He went on to serve as a pioneering steel engineer and architect who helped construct two of the major crossings between the United States and Canada—the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit Windsor Tunnel. Join scholar Rashid Faisal in an exploration of the life of this extraordinary man!

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