Detroit redefined: city hires America’s first official ‘chief storyteller’

An image from Kathryn Bigelow’s new film Detroit, which some critics say mischaracterises the city. Photograph: Francois Duhamel/eOne

Irritated by the relentless focus on ruin porn, or pre-emptive stories about the city’s tech resurgence, Aaron Foley will attempt to offer a more nuanced portrait

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The “Green Book of South Carolina” Launches as First-Ever Mobile Travel Guide to S.C. African American Cultural Sites

Press release via PRNewswire
The Green Book of S.C. is a contemporary travel-planning tool that pays homage to the original Green Book, first published in 1936 by New York City Victor Green as an African American travel guide to safe harbors and welcoming establishments across the United States.  This contemporary homage features tourism destinations that impart a new Southern travel experience for all visitors via

http://www.GreenBookofSC.com.

South Carolina is one of only two states in the nation with an African American Heritage Commission.

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