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12th Annual GMAAN Black History Month Celebration

See photos from the 12th annual General Motors African Ancestry Network dinner at the Renaissance Center Feb. 9. Photography by Jerry Zolynsky The GMAAN (General Motors African Ancestry Network) 12th annual dinner was held at the Renaissance Center in the Detroit Marriott ballroom Feb. 9.  About 1,200 African-American General Motors employees, guests and community leaders attended the event celebrating Black History Month. Awards were given out at a VIP even.....
GM Design Chief Ed Welburn

Original By Design: Legendary GM Design Chief Ed Welburn

Retirement hasn’t slowed down the legendary GM design chief, Ed Welburn. By Jackie Headapohl Photography by Boswell Hardwick It’s been a year and a half since Ed Welburn last reported into the General Motors Design Studio he worked at for 44 years and led for 13. These days, he checks in to Ladder 12, a former Detroit firehouse in Corktown built in 1908 that he and girlfriend, Jessie Elliott, transformed into part office, part entertaining space.....