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Best Black History Events In Detroit

All of this historical influence makes Detroit a great place to celebrate Black History Month. Check out some of the best events happening this month.

CBS Detroit–02/06/2012

Mary Marow holds a photo of civil rights activist Rosa Parks outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Mich. High Court Reverses Rosa Parks Estate Ruling

The Michigan Supreme Court has overturned a lower court decision ordering a nonprofit group funded by Rosa Parks’ estate to pay money to her relatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011

Mary Marow holds a photo of civil rights activist Rosa Parks outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Kids Don’t Know Enough About Civil Rights

American students don’t know much about the civil rights movement, including those in Michigan — the long-time home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011

Mary Marow holds a photo of civil rights activist Rosa Parks outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Parks Essay Appears To Discuss Rape Attempt

An essay written by civil rights activist Rosa Parks is raising the question of whether she was nearly raped by a white neighbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

Mary Marow holds a photo of civil rights activist Rosa Parks outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer Claims Fees Drained Rosa Parks’ Estate

A lawyer involved in a long-running dispute over the estate of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks claims that a judge allowed two other lawyers to pile up fees that ate away about two-thirds of the estate’s $372,000 cash value.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011

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