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Manifesting Detroit's Destiny with Afrofuturist Ingrid Lafleur

Photo of Ingrid Lafleur

Afrofuturism has been gaining more popularity throughout the years with several films, books and other fictional works being released that focus on the subject. An AfroFuture Fest even took place last August in Detroit.

WHFR Craft Bazaar and Record Show

Photo shows several people looking through boxes of records

WHFR, Henry Ford College’s radio station, held its 12th annual Record Show and very first “Rock & Roll” Craft Bazaar this past Saturday.

LEGOs on a Larger Scale: An Interview with LEGO Master Builder Ryan McNaught

Photo shows lego replicas of the Empire State Building and the Eureka Tower

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation gives an inside look this month into the world of LEGO building.

Henry Ford Hosts Album Art Exhibit and Musical Performances

Image of Harmonica Shah performing at HFC's Sisson Gallery

Henry Ford College hosted an album art exhibit as well as five live local bands in the Sisson Gallery in the MacKenzie Fine Arts building from September 11-26. The exhibit and performances were coordinated by Sisson Gallery curator Steve Glazer.

Henry Ford College Students Visit the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

Photo of a Ford Model B

On Sept. 7, Henry Ford College students visited the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant to learn more about Henry Ford and the Model-T. Each fall semester the Henry Ford II Honors Program offers an Honors Colloquium class specific to Detroit’s history.

Girls of the Crescent Aims to Highlight Muslim Stories in Literature

Image of sisters Zena and Mena Nasiri

Sisters Mena and Zena Nasiri have been working to promote inclusion of female Muslim characters in literature in schools and libraries in Michigan.

For Love, Not Profit

Photo of Rev. Faith Fowler of Cass Community Social Services speaking with a young child

The work of grassroots nonprofits can fall under the radar as news of Detroit’s revitalization focuses on multi-million dollar development projects near downtown and midtown.

Home is Where the Skoolie Is

Photo of the Welch family standing in front of the bus home

Urban Dictionary defines a skoolie as a school bus that has been purchased by a private owner and converted for some other purpose other than hauling people around, such as RVing.

Henry Ford College Presents "Lobby Hero"

Poster for "Lobby Hero"

The 2018 Broadway hit, “Lobby Hero,” by Kenneth Lonergan, is set to take the stage this spring semester at Henry Ford College.

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