© 2024 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Public Media from Michigan State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Perspectives of Detroiters on 1967 and Michiganders on race relations in 2017.

MSU Professor Remembers "Coming Home From Church" To Detroit Uprising

MSU sociology professor Carl Taylor
Reginald Hardwick
WKAR Public Media
MSU professor/Detroit native Carl Taylor, Ph.D

Michigan State University sociology professor Carl Taylor, Ph.D was 17-years-old when disturbances broke out in his Detroit neighborhood on June 23, 1967. 

He talked with WKAR's Reginald Hardwick about that day, how his middle-class diverse neighborhood changed after the riots/rebellion. And what that community looks like now. 

Related Content
Journalism at this station is made possible by donors who value local reporting. Donate today to keep stories like this one coming. It is thanks to your generosity that we can keep this content free and accessible for everyone. Thanks!