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 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.
Sarah Elizabeth Ray was the unsung Detroiter who fought for Black people to ride the Boblo Boats. The Freep is bringing her story to viewers living at a modern tipping point.
Detroiter Danielle McGuire’s look at Black women’s contributions to America’s civil rights movement is so popular in 2020 that the New York Times is telling readers to check it out.
Detroit has a history of enacting curfews to curtail Black unrest in the city. Could things be different this time?
Flooding in Mid-Michigan has left wreckage in its wake. The Historical Society of Michigan is ensuring that Midland’s history isn’t lost among it.