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Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA - June 19th, 2021: African American community members of Milwaukee held a parade to celebrate Juneteenth holiday.
A List of Michigan Juneteenth Events, Sorted by Where You Live

Check out Juneteenth events happening near you.

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There’s More Behind Critical Race Theory Than You Think

Yes, Michigan schools are teaching about race. Here’s how. 

Idlewild - A postcard depicting Idlewild cottages. Photo courtesy flickr.com/132386303@N02
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9 Experiences That Celebrate Black History in Michigan

For Black History Month, you can learn more about the state's unique history and the enduring legacies of Black leaders here.

CANADA - DECEMBER 15:  Domenic Eshkakogan; 59; holds a native medicine wheel at Anishinabe Spiritual centre near Espanoia. He says the wheel is like creation or the creator; with no beginning and no end.   (Photo by Bernard Weil/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
‘It Is a Crisis’: Anishinaabe Michiganders Attempt to Reclaim Their Education, Culture

Indigenous people were forced to abandon their language and culture in boarding schools. Wednesday nights in Meridian Township, they’re rediscovering it.

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‘The Foundation of All Society’: Clean Water Infrastructure Being Built in Benton Harbor

Yet another Michigan town's water supply is contaminated with lead. Every day, residents need to drink bottled water or cope with dire health consequences otherwise.

Black Lives Matter activists in Port Huron, Michigan.
Michigan’s Population Is Declining in a Trend Called ‘Reverse Migration’

2020 census data shows a population decline in Michigan’s Black communities. One local leader says it’s to find more opportunities in the South. 

Alphonso Amose and Lisa McClain
Black Rural Michiganders Struggle to Be Heard by Rep. Lisa McClain

Despite passing up multiple chances to speak to constituents of color, Rep. Lisa McClain (R-Port Huron) blamed a vote in D.C. for her lack of outreach.