Stories tagged: "history"


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‘Autumn of Discontent’: Labor Strikes Stretch Longer, More Brewing

Daniel Golodner would have lost his job when he was sick if not for his union. He's not shocked to see more strikes during the pandemic.

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9 Offbeat Michigan Museums Worth Visiting and What You Can Find There

The world’s largest crucifix. Rare musical instruments. Michigan’s museums have a little bit of everything. Here’s what we found. 

Michigan's Legendary Mobsters and Gangsters
6 Legendary Gangs and Mobs Forever Tied to Michigan

Al Capone. The Purple Gang. These are some of the six gangs and mobsters all Michiganders should know.

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8 Michigan Historical Figures You Probably Didn’t Know

You probably didn’t learn about these Michiganders in school. 

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Singing Sands and A Dogman: 9 Legends You Should Know in Michigan

Legends—as they say—never die. In Michigan, these nine legends are no different.

An early photo of a completed home in the Ford-Inkster Project, late 1930s. Image courtesy of the collection of The Henry Ford.
The Preservation of 5 Historical Sites in Michigan Just Got An Assist with Grant Funding

An early photo of a completed home in the Ford-Inkster Project, late 1930s. Image courtesy of the collection of The Henry Ford

In this image from video, Tracee Ellis Ross, serving as moderator, speaks during the second night of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)
‘Unbossed and Unbothered’: These Are the Black Women Who Paved the Way for Kamala Harris

The last time a Black woman’s name was nominated from a convention floor was 1972. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris hope to make it all the way to the White House.