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.
Author, journalist, historian Herb Boyd on the history of Black Detroit
Posted: 10:26 AM, Jul 23, 2017
Updated: 2017-07-23 10:26:53-04
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