Michigan Matters: Fighting for Inclusion, Detroit's Place in Civil Rights HistoryAs Black History Month continues, Rabbi Richard Hirsch, Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescocitz, President of Oakland University, Neil A. Barclay, President & CEO of Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and Jamon Jordan, Historian and Educator at Black Scroll Network History & Tours, appear on CBS 62’s Michigan Matters to discuss Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, the Civil Rights movement and more.
Celebrating Black History Month At The Charles H. Wright MuseumGathering, Organizing And Presenting African American History, Art And Culture
Charles H. Wright Museum Celebrates Black History Month With New Exhibit, WorkshopsIn celebration of Black History Month, the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit is offering plenty of activities for the entire family, as well as a new exhibit.
The Latest: Aretha Franklin Dressed In Blue For Last Public ViewingPeople are continuing to stream in for a second day to pay their respects to Aretha Franklin as she laid in repose in the rotunda of Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
African World Festival To Take Place This Weekend In DetroitThe event provides a chance to experience African drumming, singing and dancing. There are also hundreds of vendors on hand showcasing African arts, crafts and ethnic foods.
Michigan Matters Focus: Philanthropy Drives Metro DetroitNon-profits impact Detroit as few other cities across America which is why Harvard has been helping to train area CEOs to more effectively lead their organizations.
Supporters Hope President Obama Will Pardon Former Detroit Mayor Kwame KilpatrickKwame Kilpatrick, who was convicted for racketeering conspiracy and other crimes, was sentenced to 28 years in prison in 2013
Film Documenting Rise And Fall Of Kwame Kilpatrick And Family Premieres FridayA new documentary offers an inside look into the rise and fall of Kwame Kilpatrick.
DPS Foundation To Honor Detroit's 'Champions Of Education'The Detroit Public Schools Foundation hosting its very first donor recognition program on Friday, Oct. 10.
WATCH Michigan Matters: Black History MonthJuanita Moore would love a few minutes with Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr .
"Concert of Colors" Celebrates 21 Years Of Metro-Detroit's Cultural DiversityStarted back in 1993, Concert of Colors was a modest, single day event with the simple goal of bringing the diversity of metro-Detroiters together through music from around the world. Today, it has become a part of the summertime traditions here in Detroit, with 2013 marking its 21st year. This year the concert series with travel to multiple venues in Midtown Detroit over 4 days, still with the same goal of celebrating the wealth of global diversity that fills metro-Detroit through music.
Best Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month 2013 In DetroitDuring March, many different events are held throughout the Detroit Metro area to celebrate Women's History Month.
Detroit Comic Brings Award-Winning Show To Charles H. Wright MuseumAn award-winning actress and comic brings her musical comedy to Detroit this week. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them” takes the stage at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Thursday.
Charles H. Wright Museum Presents 'Black Women Rock!'The art exhibition, live music concert, afternoon workshops and community celebration will take place this weekend at the Wright Museum.