The story of how four black Detroiters became property owners after the Great Fire of 1805

Posted By Paul Sewick on Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 1:40 pm Photos courtesy of Paul Sewick For African Americans, the struggle to own property in Detroit is almost as old as the city itself — tactics like redlining, restrictive covenants, and mob violence were long used to prevent black Detroiters from purchasing homes. And while, the city enjoyed a higher-than-averageContinue reading “The story of how four black Detroiters became property owners after the Great Fire of 1805”