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Forbidden Fruit - written by Betty DeRamus.

Black History Month: Finding Extraordinary Love Stories During Time Of Slavery

“I came across a good story,” says veteran journalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Betty DeRamus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2015

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Cycling Director To Promote New Route Through Detroit

The executive director of the 43,500-member Adventure Cycling Association will be in the Detroit area promoting the organization’s Underground Railroad Detroit Alternate route.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012


Underground Railroad In Michigan

During Black History month, we recognize the bravery of everyone involved in the organized system that moved about 100,000 slaves north

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2012

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Repairs Completed To Underground Railroad Monument

Repairs have been completed to a monument to the Underground Railroad that sits along the Detroit riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011


Scrappers Target Historic Detroit Monument

Scrap metal thieves strike again — this time, their target is Detroit’s historic “Gateway To Freedom” statue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2011

Oakland County Civil War Map

Patterson Unveils ‘Oakland County In The Civil War’ Map

L. Brooks Patterson unveiled the “Oakland County in the Civil War” map, which highlights stories about local accomplishments during the War.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011