Black nationalism was on the rise in Detroit when Malcolm X delivered one of his most famous and influential speeches on this day in 1963 at King Solomon Baptist Church on the city’s west side, where he condemned the nonviolent civil rights movement and called for a “black revolution.”
Coleman Young Jr. said the relationship between his late father and Mike Ilitch built “the blueprint for Detroit’s future.”
An iconic synagogue in Detroit has brought Jews and Christians together to transform the 95-year-old building into a mixed-faith community center.
The March 12, 1987, warehouse fire was one of the most tragic blazes in the city’s history.
The riot led to the creation of the first full-time police force in Detroit and was considered at the time to be the bloodiest day in the city’s history.
Here’s drone footage of the ballpark at the site of former Tiger Stadium.
Tailgaters broke into the boarded-up, 1869 Italiante-style home in Brush Park and began trashing the interior.
Gribbs was a controversial mayor who ran on a platform of cracking down on crime – at any cost.
A large claw poked through the stage of the once-celebrated theater on Detroit’s east side today.
The Eastown Theatre was one of Detroit’s most elegant movie palaces and later a premier rock venue during the psychedelic era.