center for african american art and history http://michiganradio.org en African American history and culture in southwest Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/african-american-history-and-culture-southwest-michigan <p>According to 2010 U.S. Census data, Holland, Michigan&rsquo;s black population experienced a 20 percent growth in the last decade.</p><p>This week a new<a href="http://www.caaahholland.org/index.html"> Center for African American Art and History</a> opened in Holland, Michigan.&nbsp;</p><p>Ruth Coleman is the center&#39;s director. She always wanted to see her African American culture representing in her community.&nbsp;</p><p>Coleman hopes people in the Holland area come to the center to learn more about black culture.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 22:38:51 +0000 Mercedes Mejia & Jennifer White 5887 at http://michiganradio.org African American history and culture in southwest Michigan