Daily Detroit
Daily Detroit
Jun 1, 2020
Our Racist Past Echoes in Today’s News (w/ Historian Ken Coleman)
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Today's episode is a step toward providing context and history around the events of the weekend that captured the attention of the nation and Detroit.

Historian Ken Coleman joins us to talk about the long history of racial strife in Detroit that goes far beyond 1967, how that relates to the nation, and protesting in the spaces that make an impact.

Here's Ken's most recent piece in Michigan Advance, "Use your passion in your backyard. Detroiters got Detroit covered." https://www.michiganadvance.com/2020/06/01/ken-coleman-use-your-passion-in-your-backyard-detroiters-got-detroit-covered/

And you can follow Ken on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/HistoryLivesDet and here: https://twitter.com/KenMIAdvance

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