Author, journalist, historian Herb Boyd on the history of Black Detroit

WXYZ Detroit - The conversation began on Spotlight on the News but continues here on WXYZ.com with native Detroiter, journalist and historian Herb Boyd, the author of Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination and professor at City College of New York.  Boyd begins his book in 1701 and takes it up to present day.  It is a comprehensive look at the highs and lows, the challenges and successes of African Americans in the Motor City.

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