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February 14, 2013

WSU's Melba Boyd discusses Belle Isle history with Craig Fahle


With the future of Belle Isle up in the air, Craig Fahle took a look at the park's past and its historical significance to African Americans. He spoke with Melba Boyd, distinguished professor and chair of Africana Studies at Wayne State University, about the history of Belle Isle and why African Americans are concerned about selling it.


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