StoryCorps Detroit: Your Vibe

Find out what these Detroiters think the civil rights movement and raves have in common.

Lauren Hood recalls the early 1990s rave culture in Detroit and Windsor that Adriel Thornton introduced her to when the longtime friends first started hanging out.


In this segment of StoryCorps Detroit, Thornton says the Detroit/Windsor rave scene was “the living breathing example of Dr. King’s dream.”

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  • Laura Herberg
    Laura Herberg is a Reporter for 101.9 WDET, telling the stories about people inhabiting the Detroit region and the issues that affect us here.