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102nd United States Colored Troops Company B
Originally known as 1st Michigan Colored Infantry, the 102nd United States Colored Troopssuffered through hunger, sickness, and discrimination in an effort to secure freedom and equality for all people. We honor these brave men, who are often overlooked in history books.
New Detroit-based Podcast series Tapestry in Black launching just in time for Black History Month
Detroit-based producer Khaliah Young and producing partners announces his new Podcast series 'Tapestry in Black' launching just in time for Black History Month. 'Tapestry in Black' is a collection of rich, soulful, life-changing narratives that move, inspire and educate.
To celebrate Black History Month, the National Civil Rights Museum’s newest exhibit highlights notable figures from St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. The exhibit is an interactive poster installation that traces the history of St. Jude and its fundraising organization, the American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities (ALSAC), from 1962 to...
Jason McCrimmon is thankful.  Thankful that there are more minority players in hockey than ever before.  Happy that he has the opportunity to sell hockey in his hometown of Detroit and glad that he no longer personally knew every Black hockey player in professional leagues.    But the native Detroiter also...
Statistics show that six percent (4.8 million) of Black and African American people reported having suffered from a mental illness. Yet, only one in three Black Americans who could benefit from mental health treatment receives it — leaving nearly 55% of Black and African American adults with serious mental...
Detroit Pistons
The organization has initiated a series of Black-focused programming.
Detroit history
This Black History Month, recall some of the moments, movements and people central to the story of Black Detroit.
Charles H. Wright Museum
During this celebration of the African diaspora, what better way to honor what Black history means to the city of Detroit than to check in with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History?
Black History Month
Chefs Hardy, Cedric Andrews and Taz have put together a culinary celebration that melds black history and modern dining.