Ann Arbor News, December 17, 1991
Carolyn Walton of Ypsilanti displays her collection of ethnic dolls at a Kwanzaa celebration Monday in the cafeteria of Ann Arbor's Pioneer High School. Pioneer's Black Student Union hosted the celebration with examples of African-American culture ranging from crafts to food. Kwanzaa is celebrated Dec. 26-Jan. 1 as a time of reaffirming the African-American family. Students also will host a Kwanzaa 'feast' Thursday, 7-9 p.m. at Huron High School in the cafeteria. The public is welcome.
Ann Arbor News, April 5, 1995
If you understand the legacy of your culture -- if you could see Frederick Douglass in yourself or Harriet Tubman in yourself, I'm-just-gonna-pass will just not do,' Aidoo Osei, co-founder of Redemption Incorporated, tells black students at Pioneer High School.
Mon, 07/23/2018 - 3:38pm
Larry Hunter was born in 1951 and has lived in both Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. He’s worked in public service for years, served on Ann Arbor City Council, and earned a Juris Doctor degree in law in 2000. Larry recalls how he became politically active as a young man, organizing walkouts at his high school as a leader in the Black Student Union, as well as his involvement with the Black Panthers.