Portraits in Black & White
1959 - 1967
Detroit, MI USA
"It was the time of our lives."
Every story has heroes … the kids who grew up Motown and made music and history together didn't realize they would become heroes.
Their incredible and poignant story crossed racial and international lines and delivered a heart and soul message about music, friendship, faith and humanity.
Their entwined lives is what global diversity looks like from the inside-out.
The Motown kids from Detroit came from every cultural and socio-economic background; different faiths; skin colors; and ethnicity. Each teen contributed their unique talent to the creation of Motown.
“The Detroit Sound” … “The Sound of Young America” was made in Detroit and exported to the world.
Motown Black & White is a realistic and historical portrait celebrating these legendary heroes and their behind the scene stories.
And it also congratulates all those Detroit, Michigan and global music-infused individuals and artists that have emerged to continue the equality legacy of those original Motown teenagers.
Every story has heroes …
Motown Black & White tells their story.
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