Kevin Washington

After ACLU of Michigan Objects, YMCA Agrees to End Slave Re-Enactment Program

After ACLU of Michigan Objects, YMCA Agrees to End Slave Re-Enactment Program

2016-02-04 00:00:00

DETROIT—Responding quickly to a letter from the ACLU of Michigan, the YMCA officiails overseeing the Storer Camps in Jackson, Mich., agreed to halt a troubling slave re-enactment program in which elementary-school children role-playing as slaves are inspected, auctioned off and, later, hunted down as runaways by adults on horseback.

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DETROIT—Responding quickly to a letter from the ACLU of Michigan, the YMCA officiails overseeing the Storer Camps in Jackson, Mich., agreed to halt a troubling...
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