African American

The Expedition Denali Team photo
Courtesy photo / 'An American Ascent'

Flint has a new series dedicated to highlighting films of African Americans. We speak with an organizer of their next film, "An American Ascent." We also talk with some of the folks behind this documentary about the first African-American team to try to climb the highest mountain in North America, Mt. Denali.


Angela Winbush photo
Courtesy Idlewild Music Festival

The Idlewild Music Festival pays homage to the town's unique heritage as an entertainment paradise for Michigan's African American performers.


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Merze Tate is a Blanchard, Michigan native and one of our state’s most distinguished citizens.

Flickr - Cheikh.Ra Films

Tomorrow marks 50 years since African-American Muslim minister and a human rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated at New York City’s Audubon Ball Room.

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Juneteenth is a celebration marking the anniversary of the ending of slavery in America. In Lansing, the Juneteenth Freedom Festival is in its 21st year.

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