Historic Dunbar Hospital: Detroit’s first for Black residents

DETROIT – Black doctors needed to establish their own hospitals in 20th-century Detroit due to segregation.

Dunbar Hospital was the first of its kind in the city. The house that was once this hospital still stands at 580 Frederick Street.

Here’s its story -- watch the video above.


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