Murals & Stores: 11 Ways Detroit celebrated President Obama

When President Obama became the first black president of the U.S. in 2008, Detroiters commemorated the historic election with murals, gas stations, stores and even an ice-cream truck.

Here are 11 ways Detroit celebrated President Obama:



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Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.