Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

  1. Detroit's dark secret: Slavery

    U-M historian chronicles a time in Detroit’s history when Native Americans and African Americans were considered property.

  2. Freedom writer

    In the midst of the civil rights movement, U-M historian Dwight Lowell Dumond published his anti-slavery masterwork. The backlash was ferocious.

  3. The right side of history

    Cultural historian Neal Gabler, AB ’71/AM ’75, puts the question to U-M scholars: Can history itself take sides in our political and cultural disputes?