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African American Resources for Michigan

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{{AfrAmDC}}''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[African-American_Resources_for_Michigan|African Americans]]''
In the 1796 Detroit census both slaves and free African Americans are listed. The abolitionist movement was strong and the part of a "underground railroad" ran through Michigan. In 1855 the state passed a "personal liberty law" blocking the recovery of fugitive slaves. The automobile industry attracted African Americans to Detroit in the 1900s.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Red book : American state, county and town sources'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 343. ({{FHL|973 D27rb}}). [ WorldCat entry].</ref>
*Melvin E. Banner, ''Black Pioneer in Michigan'' (Midland, Mich.: Pendall Publ., 1973. [ WorldCat entry].
*Reginald Larrie, ''Black Experiences in Michigan History''. Lansing, Mich.: MI History Div., 1975. [ WorldCat entry].
*[,1607,7-153-54463_19313---,00.html State Archives of Michigan,] ''Circular No. 29, African-Americans''. Lansing, Mich.: SAM, 2002. {{Template:Pros-MI}}
=== Sources ===
{{African AmericanMichigan|African AmericanMichigan}}{{MichiganAfrican American|MichiganAfrican American}}
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