New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'
This week’s new entertainment releases include Will Smith’s comeback campaign in the Antoine Fuqua movie “Emancipation,” a documentary about Broadway star Idina Menzel, the video game “Dragon Quest Treasures” and a TV series exploring the tumultuous relationship between country music stars Tammy Wynette and George Jones.
The history and meaning of Juneteenth
DETROIT Historian Ken Coleman said Detroit has a lot of Black history. Growing up in Detroit, I developed a passion for the citys history, especially the citys history that involves African Americans, Coleman said. READ: Juneteenth takes on new meaning amid push for racial justiceColeman said those 900 men left from the very spot in 1863 and headed down south. George Floyd particular, the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. He said Detroit is incorporating Juneteenth and local history into the K-12 curriculum, but again Detroit is just one school system.