The Craig Fahle Show

The History of Belle Isle

Tuesday February 12, 2013

With the future of Belle Isle up in the air, Craig takes a look at the park's past and its historical significance to African Americans. He speaks with Tiya Miles, Professor at the University of Michigan Center for Afro-American and African Studies, and Melba Boyd, Distinguished Professor and Chair of Africana Studies at Wayne State University, about the history of Belle Isle and to help shed light on why African Americans are concerned with selling it.

Click the audio player above to listen and feel free to add your comments below...

Tags