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The Detroit 300 Committee & the City’s Celebration

The Detroit 300 Committee is the official committee formed by Mayor Dennis Archer to oversee the cities 300 birthday celebration, the tricentennial. In 1701 Cadillac landed on the shores of the Detroit River which began what has now become Detroit. Detroit was once controlled by the French, the British, the native Americans and now the mixture of those who call this city home of which over 85% are black or African American.
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