WSU class will analyze Detroit Mayor Coleman Young

Mayor Coleman Young on the phone while mayor of Detroit.

Mayor Coleman Young, pictured in 1981. Photo: Courtesy of Detroit News Collection, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University

Wayne State is offering a course this spring and summer on the legacy of former Mayor Coleman Young.

What's happening: Taught by associate professor Jeff Horner, the class features guest lecturers with tales to tell about the city's first Black mayor.


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