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The first African American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Ralph J. Bunche, was a Detroit native.
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or Black History Month meet two men who are building a legacy in an industry where they are underrepresented. They’re also helping others in the process. Sitting side by ...
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Last February, we asked what Black History Month meant to you. We received a variety of answers, but thought we’d highlight three particularly thoughtful responses.
Here is an extended interview with Ed Gordon, a journalist and author with a new book titled “Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership."
When the U.S. decided to build the first ever atomic bomb during World War II, the effort needed a code name. That was The Manhattan Project.
The Prohibition Era in Detroit was a wild time, to say the least.
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The June 1963 march in Detroit was, at the time, the largest civil rights demonstration in U.S. history, with 125,000 marching down Woodward Avenue.
Two massive fires in the late 1800s caused significant damage in the Thumb -- and around Michigan.
After a decline in train travel, the last train left Michigan Central Station on Jan. 5, 1988.
The first tri-color, four-way traffic signal was installed at Woodward Avenue and Fort Street in Detroit in 1920.
The William L. Clements Library has acquired more than 1,000 rare photographs of Native Americans from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Why do we cheers with champagne on New Year’s Eve?
The first train rolled out of Michigan Central Station on Dec. 26, 1913.
It’s a holiday tradition for families around the world -- putting up the tree. But why do we do it?
It’s official: This year’s Time Magazine Person of the Year is climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg.
Red Wings. Pistons. You know the names -- but do you know the stories behind them?