Black History Month, Lansing, Michigan

The LANSING CITY PULSE magazine published one of our staff’s article on Lansing’s
African-American neighborhoods this week. You can read that at the CITY PULSE website.

This is one in a series of Lansing history articles. You can link to others via
the Archives of Michigan homepage

Published by Mark Harvey

State Archivist of Michigan AIM: archivesmich GoogleTalk: Also on: Facebook, LinkedIN Interests * Birding * Flyfishing * Historic buildings * Macs * Archives of course! Favorite Movies * River Runs Through It; O Brother Where Art Thou; Matewan; too many to list. Favorite Music * Classical * Bluegrass * Americana/roots; Currently Listening to: OCMS; Wilco; Richard Buckner; Sufjan Stevens; Neko Case. Favorite Books * The River Why * Brothers K * Currently Reading: “Eat This Book” by Eugene Peterson.

2 thoughts on “Black History Month, Lansing, Michigan

  1. Great article! Remember seeing an article on the “urban renewal” impact on the black community in west Lansing but can’t remember where now (something I read when I worked with you guys). Pass my congrats for getting published onto Bob.

    Was there any relation between James Little & Earl Little (Malcolm X’s father)?

    Scott L.

  2. Scott-

    Nice to hear from you. I hope you’re doing well.

    Thanks for the kind words on the article. I’m glad you enjoyed it.

    There was no relation between James Little and Earl Little. Perhaps I should have clarified that.


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