The towering spire of St. Josaphat Roman Catholic Church is one of the most visible landmarks along I-75 near downtown Detroit.
Beginning today, we’ll feature Detroit author Ken Coleman’s insightful, daily accounts of Detroit’s African American history.
“Stealing Home” premiers tonight at 7 at the Detroit Historical Museum.
Once selling for six figures, the houses are on the auction block for as low as a few thousand dollars.
The journalist and award-winning documentarian is a wrestling fanatic who has thoroughly documented Detroit’s storied , grungy wrestling scene since boisterous crowds began packing gyms in the 1950s.
When Emory moved into his modest home in northwest Detroit four years ago, he had no idea the six-foot concrete wall in his backyard was erected to keep people like him out.
Built in 1910, the Victorian home was most known for its pioneering role in cancer treatment for residents of all backgrounds.
While the Tiger Stadium site sits empty in Corktown, high-end lofts in Indianapolis are being built around a minor league ballpark.
It’s the first real test of Mayor Dave Bing’s plan to repopulate stable neighborhoods and transform vacant areas into lakes, farms, forests and greenways.
It’s hard to imagine what Martin Luther King Jr. would think of Detroit today – 50 years after his famous “March to Freedom” speech in front of 250,000 people.