| Ted Talbert|| January 22, 2013|
Ted Talbert Wikipedia
Ted Talbert (1942 – January 22, 2013) was an American journalist, documentary-maker and historian. Talbert was born and raised in Royal Oak Township and attended Northern High School in Detroit, Michigan.
In his career, as a writer, he served as an advisor for the Detroit Free Press sportwriters about black African-American Detroit. Talbert was a close friend of Carolyn Franklin, and had a good friendship with Detroit's former mayor Coleman Young.
Talbert won five Emmy Awards for his work. In 2000, he was inducted as an official member of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.
He died on January 22, 2013, of a heart attack at his home and is survived by daughter Jamile Skinner, son Ted Talbert, four grandchildren, and a sister.