Black History Month

DETROIT, UNITED STATES:  US President Bill Clinton (L) confers with Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer (R) before his speech to the Economic Club of Detroit 08 January.  Ignoring the impeachment trial in Washingtion DC, Clinton said the US was experiencing an "economic renaissance".  Archer is one of Clinton's choices to join the Democratic National Committee leadership team.    AFP PHOTO/Jeff KOWALSKY) (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Black History Month: First Black Fraternity In Michigan

Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King Jr. and former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer are members of the fraternity.


DEARBORN, MI, - FEBRUARY 4:  The Rosa Parks commemorative stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service is unveiled February 4, 2013 at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan. The stamp went on sale February 4, 2013, what would have been Rosa Park's 100th birthday.  (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Stamp Released For Black History Month

“We thought as a seminal piece, this would be a terrific time for us to honor Rosa Parks,” said US Deputy Postmaster General Ronald Stroman.


A February 1, 2013 photo shows the abbreviated quotation on the side of the "Stone of Hope" sculpture at the National Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC. The controversial inscription will soon be removed. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Black History Month: Detroit College Of Business

The Detroit College of Business is woven into the fabric of black history.



Metro Detroit McDonalds Restaurants Host Black History Art Contest

Twelve students will be chosen to have their work displayed in a two-week gallery exhibit at the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art in Midtown.


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Kevin Frazier Of ‘omg! Insider’ Remembers ‘Aunt Rosa’

“Because of her, people like me are talking on TV,” Frazier said. ‘Thanks to ‘Aunt Seppe,’ I’m living the dream.”‘


DETROIT, UNITED STATES:  Civil rights icon Rosa Parks waves to the audience before receiving the Congessional Medal of Honor at a ceremony 28 November 1999 in Detroit. Mrs. Parks was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama, in December of 1955 for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. The Congessional Medal of Honor is the highest honor that the United States government con bestow to an individual. AFP PHOTO/Jeff KOWALSKY (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks’ 100th Birthday Celebrated

Rosa Parks and her husband moved to Detroit where she lived until her death in 2005.

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Black History Month

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