Jun 12, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Festival commemorates end of slavery
On the topic of segregation and race relations in America, there is no other place in the area that can offer up a glimpse back at the division of the country in the days before the Civil Rights movement quite like Idlewild can.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
During its annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Paint Creek Regular Baptist Church in Gallipolis, the Southeastern Ohio Branch of the N.A.A.C.P. presented as their guest speaker, Ronald J. Stephens, Ph.D. Stephens, an associate professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, spoke of King's legacy, while discussing the ... (more)
Midday Muskegon headlines: Bike Time attendance, Lake Michigan drowning, Idlewild documentary
Muskegon Bike Time continued in full swing through Sunday with bikers, families, teens and others wandering through Steel Horse Alley, taking in the music, food and assortment of motorcycles.
Once a gem of West Michigan, African-American resort community Idlewild seeks new identity
Emma Jean Clark's view from the front room of her family's summer cottage is similar to that enjoyed by thousands of other Michigan residents fortunate enough to have one: A lake lying smooth as glass on a windless midweek day, framed by pine boughs and greenery.
Letter: TV segment should include trips to historic, black sites in Southwest Michigan
WWMT's "Road Tripper" piece highlights points of interest and summer recreational sites for its viewing audience on Thursdays.