Black History Month: Changing The Dentistry GameDarnell Kaigler, Jr., was the first graduate of a joint DDS/PH.d. program at the University of Michigan.
Black History Month: Breaking The MoldEarl Lloyd changed the game when he became the first African-American to lace up and play in the NBA in on Halloween night of 1950 with the Washington Capitals.
Black History Month: Leadership Runs In The FamilyWayne County Commission Vice-Chair Alisha Bell is now serving her eighth two-year term after making history in 2002.
Black History Month: Investing In The Motor City37 year old Jason Barnett, vice president of Invest Detroit, helps run an organization charged with a $225 million fund meant to help Detroit's budding businesses.
Black History Month: Breaking Through The Glass CeilingA local pastor is taking her place in the pulpit and in history.
Black History Month: U.S. District Judge Denise Page HoodU.S. District Judge Denise Page Hood is settling in as the new Chief Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Black History Month: Continuing A Legacy Of Action And PerseveranceWilliam Jones Jr. is celebrating his six-year anniversary as CEO of Focus: HOPE while trying to build on the legacy of the late co-founders, Father William Cunningham and Eleanor Josaitis.
Special Concert Kicks Off Wright Museum's Celebration Of African-American HistoryGrammy award-winner Patti Austin will kick off a seven-month celebration with a performance at the Detroit Opera House.
Black History Month: Successful Detroit 6th Grader Has Unending Ambition"First I'm gonna be a lawyer, then I'm gonna be mayor of Detroit, then I'm gonna be President of the United States."
Black History Month: Championing The Education Of Young PeopleDr. Glenda Price liked to study the cardinals, blue jays and woodpeckers as they fly about in her backyard, but retirement didn't last too long -- she became president of the DPS Foundation two and a half years ago.
Black History Month: Giving Back To The Motor CityLeslie G. Andrews left the UNCF to take the position at Rock Ventures and is thrilled to play a part in Detroit's comeback.
Black History Month: "Work Smart, Work Hard" Is Jimmy Settles' MottoSettles started out with Ford Motor Company working in a foundry.