Telegram - Serving Metropolitan Detroit Since 1944

By Clifton R Kirkman II
Telegram Reporter 

The Year is 2022 and African Americans are Still in War Fighting for Their Civil Rights

 

January 13, 2022

Growing up having a father and grandparents who were born in Alabama, I would hear stories about life in the South. It was always surprising to me, that none of them ever wanted to return to Alabama to live. Yet, here I am Detroit born, raised and I absolutely love the South, mainly for the weather and my family. However, for those individuals who grew up in the 1930s, like my grandparents, it was a lived experienced and a memory in time that kept them from ever wanting to return.

It's been nearly 70 years since the Civil Rights Movement first started, yet, it seems as though our Black Lea...



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