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LOOK: 44 Artists' Visions Of Obama

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.17.2012 | Detroit

Though they started out blank, the 44 busts of President Barack Obama in the gallery of a Detroit museum are now a wild array of color, pattern and st...

'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 ...

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...

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. ...