Listen to 'On The Line': He's making Detroit history

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On The Line

  • Host: Cary Junior II

  • Producers: Cary Junior II, Darcie Moran, Tad Davis

  • Executive producers: Anjanette Delgado, Maryann Struman

  • Guests: Detroit city historian Jamon Jordan; freelance journalist Courtney Wise-Randolph; and Marsha Philpot, known as Marsha Music, a writer, poet and cultural historian

  • Theme song: "Fort Trumbull" by DJ LostBoy, Detroit.

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On this episode: Jamon Jordan is used to teaching history, but now he's a part of it as Detroit's first appointed city historian.

Jordan chats with freelance journalist Courtney Wise-Randolph and host Cary Junior II about his own past and what led to his expertise in Detroit and Black history. And Jordan talks, too, about the stories that haven't been told in Detroit, that need to be, and that he plans to help tell.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Listen to 'On The Line': Jamon Jordan is Detroit's first city historian

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