AmericaJR.com’s Gloria Rzucidlo was LIVE at the Detroit Historical Museum to check out their Motown Black & White Exhibit. is based upon the highly coveted Motown book Hype & Soul: Behind the Scenes At Motown by Al Abrams (Pub. 2011). It will also unveil the cover of Abrams’ yet unreleased book titled, High On Soul: Tell Me It’s Just A Rumor Berry (Pub. Date 2017). Motown Black & White is a rearview and forward visual look at Motown through the lens of Al Abrams, an eighteen-year-old white Jewish kid from a Detroit working class family who became Motown’s iconic press officer. Abrams created the magic media auras that surrounded almost all of Motown’s stars including Berry Gordy, The Supremes, Temptations, Four Tops, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Mary Wells, Marv Johnson, Martha & The Vandellas, Stevie Wonder, and Marvin Gaye, among others.
For more information about the exhibit, visit www.detroithistorical.org.