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

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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.

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Lauren Hood and Adriel Thornton

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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You can download the StoryCorps Detroit podcast here or wherever you like to listen. You can also explore more StoryCorps Detroit stories online here.

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Laura Herberg, Community Reporter

Laura Herberg is a Community Reporter for 101.9 WDET, telling the stories about people inhabiting the Detroit region and the issues that affect us here. She has reported since 2010 without owning a car.

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This post is a part of StoryCorps Detroit.

Giving people of all backgrounds the opportunity to record meaningful conversations, StoryCorps seeks to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.​ StoryCorps Detroit showcases interviews that were recorded when the MobileBooth stopped in at the Detroit Institute of Arts in the summer of 2017. Those conversations are podcast here.


 

 

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