Harlem-Based Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Returns To Its Detroit Roots

Gymnastics legend and advocate Wendy Hilliard, founder, and CEO of Harlem-based Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), trained at Detroit Recreation Department and went on to become the first African-American to represent the U.S. in international competition.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British…

Shinola Hotel Brings Some Serious Harlem Style To Detroit

Detroit takes another step in its version of Harlem style. While it’s no longer the thriving Motor City of the early 20th century, it’s not the abandoned downtown of a few decades ago either. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership…

Figure Skating In Harlem Opening Doors In Detroit

When Sharon Cohen created Figure Skating in Harlem 21 years ago, she understood it would take baby steps to succeed sources say. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.