In celebration of Black History Month, Local 4 is diving into the rich and trying history of Black Americans, especially right here in Michigan.
In this segment of our History 4 All special, we’re visiting Idlewild on Michigan’s west side: A former summer vacation hotspot for Black Americans before the Civil Rights Movement.
Now, an effort is underway to restore the area and help the community thrive once more.
Watch the full segment in the video player above.
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