Who were the Moors?

sunlit fragment of map with land and water

The term “Moors” refers to the Muslim people of North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. Between the years 711 C.E. and 1492 C.E., these African-descended Muslims controlled parts of Iberia, encompassing present-day Spain and Portugal. In this blog post, we will explore the profound influence of the Moors, focusing on their […]

Detroit MI History

Detroit’s Black Bottom Brewster Douglas-Homes The Brewster-Douglass Project were built for the “working poor”; the Detroit Housing Commission required an employed parent for each family before establishing tenancy. As the Commission became less selective, crime became a problem in the 1960s and 1970s, and the projects eventually fell into disrepair. Frederick Douglass Homes The complex […]

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