For One Night in 1965, the Supremes Brought the Two Detroits Together The queens of Motown play the posh suburbs.

It’s a vision of two Detroits that have mostly faded now — the social set born of the American auto industry’s vast wealth and the galvanizing magic of ’60s Motown … Continue reading For One Night in 1965, the Supremes Brought the Two Detroits Together The queens of Motown play the posh suburbs.

Katherine Dunham, Pioneering Dancer and Activist, Inspires a Book

The choreographer, dancer and social activist Katherine Dunham made headlines in 1944, when, after reluctantly performing for a racially segregated audience in Louisville, Ky., she declared that if the theater … Continue reading Katherine Dunham, Pioneering Dancer and Activist, Inspires a Book