Law school presents 'Bending the Arc Toward Justice' on January 30

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law ushers in Black History Month with a special evening reception, “Bending the Arc Toward Justice,” on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. acknowledging and celebrating the school’s history, present, and future.

The event at Detroit Mercy Law’s atrium, 651 E. Jefferson. Ave. in Detroit, includes: a portrait unveiling of Henry H. Tarrant ’22, the school’s first known African American graduate; the launch of the new Henry H. Tarrant Award for Black Student Excellence; remarks by Godfrey Dillard, a civil rights trailblazer; and an introduction of the Association of Black Law Alumni (ABLA), led by Wayne County Probate Court Judge Terrance A. Keith ’84, and ABLA’s new scholarship for African American students.

Registration and additional information is available at


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