Many Rivers to Cross in Detroit
In conjunction with The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Detroit Public TV has created a series called The African Americans: Michigan Stories to highlight important moments in local African American history.
The Underground Railroad
Detroit Public TV tells the story of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, an important stop for runaway slaves searching for freedom in Canada.
Thornton and Lucie Blackburn, Runaway Slaves
Detroit Public TV tells the story of runaway slaves Thornton and Lucie Blackburn, who were saved from being returned to slavery by the African American community in Detroit.
The Goodridge Brothers, African American Photographers
Detroit Public TV tells the story of the Goodridge Brothers, early African American entrepreneurs and operators of a highly-successful photography studio.
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