Idlewild http://michiganradio.org en Idlewild, the "Black Eden," celebrates 100 years http://michiganradio.org/post/idlewild-black-eden-celebrates-100-years <p></p><p>They called it the “Black Eden.”</p><p>From the 1920’s to 60’s, tens of thousands of African Americans poured into the resort town of Idlewild, Michigan. They came to escape steaming summers in segregated cities, and to see some of the greatest musicians of the age.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:32:20 +0000 Kate Wells 8953 at http://michiganradio.org Idlewild, the "Black Eden," celebrates 100 years