When Detroit Institute of Arts Security Guard Roderick Walker greets the Museum’s Director, Salvador Salort-Pons, he asks an important question: “How is the force today?”
The two colleagues have bonded over the fact that they both believe in the strength of “the force” referenced in Star Wars movies. In this StoryCorps Detroit segment, Salort-Pons interviews Walker about his life growing up and the role art played in it.
Want to hear more from Roderick Walker? Turns out he cohosts a podcast called Cool Nerds Unite that covers comics, television, movies and more.
Student interested in all things new media learning from everything around him. Currently making a home at WDET Detroit's Public Radio Station.
Sascha Raiyn is Education Reporter at 101.9 WDET. She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on Detroit Public Radio.
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.