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In this interview, Joanne discusses her life in the Old Redford neighborhood of Detroit. She describes her childhood, changes in the area, and her current experience of living in Old Redford. She discusses race relations, perception of authority, and…

In this interview, Rashid discusses growing up in a changing neighborhood in Detroit. He discusses the businesses his family owned, and his experiences growing up around a time of social change. He also discusses some of the things he thinks will…

In this interview, Philpot discusses moving to Detroit and how she was able to settle here. She includes her neighborhood and other parts of Detroit she had experienced. She also discusses housing history and how Detroit has changed over the years.

In this interview, Attard discusses life in the northern area of Corktown where his family owned and operated a grocery store until 1960. He discusses his time as an elementary school student at St. Boniface, a parish and parochial school located…

In this interview, Brennen discusses the current state of Hubbard farms, how it has changed from when she first moved her and why she loves it.

In this interview, Benevides recounts his childhood experiences in
Hubbard Farms, and talks about what has changed, and what needs to
change.

In this interview, Sharpe examines her childhood living in inner city Detroit and the experiences she had growing up as a child along with her experiences as a teenager. She also discusses the state of her current neighborhood of residence and its…

In this interview, Rosalind Nelson discusses her childhood memories and jobs from growing up in Midtown and the activities that they used to do within their neighborhood along with the downtown area. She also discusses the issues within the inner…

Vito Jesus Valdez talks in this interview about life in Southwest Detroit, being an art educator and community activist.

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In this interview, Venita discusses her experiences while growing up in Virginia Park District and how over time, things have changed. She talks a lot about how her community has come together as a cohesive unit to achieve goals set make her…

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In this interview, Tarnas discusses growing up in the city, in both the Boston-Edison neighborhood. She discusses what she and her siblings did growing up and what the neighborhood was like. She talks about how the neighborhood has changed from the…

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In this interview, Dwight discusses growing up in the North Corktown/Briggs neighborhood. He discusses what life was like for him growing up in a poor neighborhood as a young African-American boy. He describes the neighborhood and the people who live…

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In this interview, Sharpe examines her childhood living in inner city Detroit and the experiences she had growing up as a child along with her experiences as a teenager. She also discusses the state of her current neighborhood of residence and its…

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In this interview, Schofield describes growing up in the multiracial community in Mexicantown. She discusses the activities done within the neighborhood, friends and neighbors in the neighborhood, and what stores, housing, and schools within that…

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In this interview, Roberta Sanders discusses her experience in Virginia Park, and her enjoyment and involvement of the community.

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In this interview Carolyn talks about growing up in a diverse neighborhood right off of Six Mile. She highlights the easy-going nature of her neighborhoods which made her want to live in Detroit and raise her family. She discusses many things…

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In this interview, Christine Rogers discusses her neighrborhood, Lafayette Park.

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In this interview, Rashid discusses growing up in a changing neighborhood in Detroit. He discusses the businesses his family owned, and his experiences growing up around a time of social change. He also discusses some of the things he thinks will…

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In this interview, Donna Palmer discusses growing up in Detroit’s University district, more specifically the changes that she’s seen the area go through over time and what she expects to see moving forward.

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In this interview, Rosalind Nelson discusses her childhood memories and jobs from growing up in Midtown and the activities that they used to do within their neighborhood along with the downtown area. She also discusses the issues within the inner…
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