History 4 All: The story and legacy of Dr. Ossian Sweet
In this segment of our History 4 All special, Local 4′s Kimberly Gill and Devin Scillian visit with Daniel Baxter, founder of the Dr. Ossian Sweet Foundation, at the Ossian H. Sweet House in Detroit to learn more about the history of the famed Black physician.
Quite frankly, ‘Peanuts’ character Franklin had a major cultural impact
If there were ever a list of fictional beach meetings that made significant cultural impacts, then this would likely be on it. On July 31, 1968 in the famous “Peanuts” comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown and Franklin met on a beach.
You’re in for a fun night at this Detroit bar and grille
As we continue to celebrate Black History month, we want to introduce you to a restaurant that’s been popular in Detroit for a long while. It’s known for providing good music, a fun atmosphere, and some mouth-watering soul food. We’re talking about Flood’s Bar and Grille in downtown Detroit.
Royal Oak children, activists create Black History Month display in City Hall
When you walk through the doors of Royal Oak City Hall, you’ll see, “Black History is American History.” The photo display features the smiles of more than 10 Royal Oak kids and teens as historic figures, such as Jackie Robinson, Ruby Bridges, Muhammed Ali, Althea Gibson, Serena and Venus Williams, and more.
How Merry Clayton turned ‘Gimme Shelter’ by the Rolling Stones from good to legendary
Last year, news broke that 77-year-old rock ‘n’ roll legend and Rolling Stones member Mick Jagger had purchased a mansion in Florida for his girlfriend, which led to people on social media saying “Gimme Shelter” about the transaction.