Participants can choose to do the profile only, but those who provide a saliva sample will get information on ancestry and their genetic profile.
Michigan has hired a New York City firm to look at ways to revive Historic Fort Wayne, a long underused 96-acre site along the Detroit River.
Locations include: housing for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts on Mackinac Island and first African American church on Detroit’s west side.
The “Mass Mob” movement started in Buffalo, New York two years ago — an effort to breath new life into some forgotten inner city churches.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
“People have come disconnected from where their food comes from, from the way life used to be lived; and here you can have this real, authentic experience,”
The papers include his work on the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the establishment of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday as a national holiday.
Whaley Historic House Museum on Saturdays will showcase “Shh! Let’s Talk About Those Unmentionables.”
The Michigan History Foundation has been awarded $1 million to help gather personal stories about race in Michigan and examine related issues through museum exhibits, programs and educational materials.
Alan Barron showed a video to his eighth grade history class about how white entertainers used to wear black face to imitate blacks.