28 Jul Detroit 67 Oral History Feature: Lucile Watts
Posted at 12:11h in Oral History
The Detroit Historical Society collected over 500 oral histories as part of the Detroit 67 Project. Today’s Detroit Free Press features the oral history of Lucile Watts, a Detroit lawyer who worked to release black men wrongly detained during the July 1967 uprising. Ms. Watts later became the first African-American woman elected as a circuit court judge in Michigan.
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