8/9/15: African World Festival / Remembering Mel Farr

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African World Festival

Njia Kai, Stephen Singleton, and Piper Carter join guest host Jennifer White to discuss the upcoming African World Festival. The event, which will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Charles H. Wright Museum, will include a fashion show and 5K race. Watch the segment below:

 

On This Day Detroit - 8/9/15

Ken Coleman takes looks back at important moments in African-American life in Detroit. This week’s edition features Prophet Jones and “Float On” by The Floaters. Watch Ken's segment here:

 

Remembering Mel Farr

We remember the late Mel Farr by looking back at a previous interview conducted by host Stephen Henderson with Mel Farr, Martha Reeves, and George Shirley. The guests were honored as national HistoryMakers, and discussed the paths that led them there. Watch the interview below:

 

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