The Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation has bestowed The Carr Center with a grant of $500,000. The support is part of more $770,000 in new grants for the pioneering Detroit arts organization announced today. Mark Stryker of The Detroit Free Press provides an excellent report with the details:
The image above is a photograph taken during a jazz performance at The Carr Center. Holding the microphone is Oliver Ragsdale, Jr., president of the not-for-profit organization, a visionary for African-American arts and culture in Michigan.