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One Of Detroit's Most Notable Architects Has Died

AP | Posted 12.20.2013 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) — Harold Varner, an architect on the design team for Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, has died at age 78...

LOOK: Detroit Couple's Beautiful Museum Wedding

love in the d | Stephanie Gray Chang | Posted 03.07.2013 | Detroit

This post comes to us courtesy of Love in the D. Have you ever seen a photograph that captured happiness so simply, so clearly? If you look at e...

'Detroit Red' Gets His Day

Posted 05.14.2012 | Detroit

The legacy of influential Civil Rights leader Malcolm X -- once known by the nickname "Detroit Red" -- has both shaped and been shaped by the city of ...

'Brewster Douglass, You're My Brother'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.06.2012 | Detroit

The iconic towers of Detroit's former Brewster-Douglass housing projects were officially closed several years ago, but the buildings are far from empt...

Who Are Detroit's Everyday Heroes?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit

People working every day to help their communities in Detroit too rarely get large-scale attention for their efforts. But several groups in Detroit ca...

Sit Back For A Soulful Evening

fea | Posted 03.23.2012 | Detroit

With Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin's birthday coming up this Sunday, the time is ripe to honor standout African-American women vocalists from the last...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

LOOK: Charles McGee: 87 Years Old And Still Growing As An Artist

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.27.2012 | Detroit

In 2011, Charles McGee suffered a stroke that took a toll on his health. But you'd hardly know it. While McGee has scaled back some since the time...

LOOK: Why Fela Matters To Detroit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.24.2012 | Detroit

The tickets for the Broadway production of "Fela!" showing at theMusic Hall are quickly selling out, but Detroiters have more than one way to get a ne...

Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum Celebrates Black History Month From Every Angle

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.03.2012 | Detroit

During Black History Month, curators at one of the largest institutions dedicated to documenting African-American history and culture could probably s...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Three Generations Of Detroit Artists Show Work At New Exhibit

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.17.2012 | Detroit

As activity swirls at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the institution's busiest day of the y...

David Sands

Bringing A Historic Civil Rights Trial To Life

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 01.12.2012 | Detroit

In 1925, Dr. Ossian Sweet, a successful African-American physician, moved his family into an all-white neighborhood on Detroit's east side. Soon after...

Where To Celebrate Kwanzaa In Detroit

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.23.2011 | Detroit

Local families will have an excellent chance to reflect on the principles of Kwanzaa this year at two ceremonial celebrations happening in Detroit. ...

The Transformative Power of African-American Artists

Juanita Moore | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Juanita Moore

African-American art has been and can continue to be a catalyst in Detroit, home to many of the country's largest and most significant individually owned African-American art collections.

History Museums Struggle To Stay Up-To-Date

AP | By CHRIS CAROLA | Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. -- Robert Flacke Sr. can remember the days when Fort William Henry's multimedia exhibit consisted of two Kodak carousel-style color ...