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Economy

Charles H. Wright Museum could be lost in bankruptcy

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A painting currently on exhibit at Charles H. Wright.

As Detroit's bankruptcy story has unfolded, a great deal of attention has been focused on the Detroit Institute of Arts and its struggle to keep pieces of its collection safe from being sold to satisfy Detroit's creditors. 

Sitting on the sidelines through all of this is another of Detroit's cultural gems.

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is the largest museum in the nation devoted to African American history. 

And if it doesn't get help and love from the public soon, it could be lost in the bankruptcy. Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley joins us to talk about the fate of the museum.

Listen to the full interview above. 

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