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Black History - Detroit: Black Bottom Community with Author Jeremy Williams

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Original airdate 10/2/2009 on Black Talk Radio Network.



Author Jeremy Williams is a native of Detroit, Mich and his parents migrated from the south and eventually settled in Detroit’s Black Bottom Community. Once, his mother spoke of the time his father had taken her to Black Bottom’s famous Flame Bar to see Billie Holiday perform. A graduate of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, Williams is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in African American Studies. While an undergraduate student he studied under noted Detroit historian, Dr. Richard W. Thomas.

With very little resources and reading materials on Black Bottom history, Williams was determine to write one of the first exclusive books on Detroit’s Black Bottom Community. Vist PushNevadah.com

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