Tag Archives: John Brown

Is it possible that our local white supremacists don’t realize that not all Civil War memorials celebrate the Confederacy?

Earlier today, the following social media post was forwarded to a reader of this site, who, in turn, shared it with me. It apparently shows white supremacist literature at the base of Ypsilanti’s Civil War memorial in Highland Cemetery. At the bottom of the above image, you’ll notice one of the comments that was left […]

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Exploring Ypsilanti’s place on the Underground Railroad: part one

On the evening of December 1, our friend Matt Siegfried, who I interviewed here not too long ago about Ypsilanti’s Native American past, will be at the downtown branch of the Ypsilanti District Library, presenting his research on the role Ypsilantians played on the Underground Railroad. In hopes that it might inspire a few of […]

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Dreamland Tonight, the next episode

I don’t know that it warrants a whole new post, but I wanted to let you know that the pieces are falling into place for the next episode of Dreamland Tonight. The show, which will take place at 8:00 the evening of Friday, May 7, will feature local professional wrestling coach Bash Boulder, the folks […]

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