Historymaker: McConnell becomes first African-American legislator in Grosse Pointe Park 

Updated, 12:54 p.m., 12/2/20 Darci McConnell was born in 1967.* That was just one year after A. Gordon Wright, a lawyer and federal government official, bought a two-story red brick Colonial home in Grosse Pointe Woods. He was the first Black person to purchase a home in one of the five Grosse Pointe communities, which … Continue reading Historymaker: McConnell becomes first African-American legislator in Grosse Pointe Park