Pay a visit to Dabls MBAD African Bead Museum and discover hidden art within the city. You’ll find sculptures, textiles, pottery and, of course, beads (some dating back hundreds of years!) from cultures throughout Africa.
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Detroit is a great place to nerd out. You may catch a few eye-rolls at first, as you make an evening out of the suggestions below with a group, but they promise a fun night to remember.
Detroit's past is rich with black history. The city was the seat of some of the most important movements and historic events — from key stops along the Underground Railroad to its musical contributions. So while others spend February in the rosy glow of cupid, candy hearts and Valentine's Day, Detroiters pay homage to an impactful part of the city's fabric.
Here are a few ideas forcelebrating Black History Month in Detroit:
Every day you share your stunning images of metro Detroit with us via #DepictTheD or by tagging us @visitdetroit. We’re honored to feature you on our social media channels and website. Your photos prove that photography, among many other industries, is strong in The D.
See our “pics” for who to follow on Instagram, to get a feel for Detroit’s true flavor.
Disclaimer: This list in no way represents the only Detroiter accounts you should follow. We stuck with our most loyal #DepictTheD contributors and a few others and plan to keep adding to it!