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Detroit Celebrates the Future of the Auto Industry

Detroit is the past, present, and future of America. It’s where Henry Ford rose up to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century, revolutionizing industry and transforming the country’s landscape. The city’s Henry Ford Museum celebrates his entrepreneurial spirit and the soul of other forward thinkers like Rosa Parks; the museum restored

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Photos from the Detroit Renaissance – Volume 2

Once the fastest growing cities in the United States, Detroit is now shrinking rapidly, a third of its residents having abandoned their town. Explore.org founder Charlie Annenberg traveled to the Motor City of famed but former glory and found life and renewal growing from the decayed ghost town. You can watch a short film about

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Photos from the Detroit Renaissance – Volume 1

This Thanksgiving, think about the promise of the American Dream, an opportunity for prosperity and success earned through hard work. Detroit was once the fastest growing cities in the United States with a robust economy built in part by the auto industry and those who worked within it. Now Detroit is shrinking rapidly, a third

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Come Inside the House That Makes Sense

This art project from Tyree Guyton, Founder of the Heidelberg Project in Detroit, creates art in run down neighborhoods. Come inside and learn more.

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Get Your Football On in the Heart of America

Since 1920, the NFL has been a staple in stadiums and eventually in homes on Thanksgiving Day with (now) three annual league games on this fourth Thursday in November. Since early on, with one rotating and one in Dallas, one of the games is always hosted by the Detroit Lions. Don’t be afraid to crawl inside the lion’s den and learn

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