Detroit Free PressDetroit '67: 1966 student walkout at Northern a sign of things to come

Jul 17, 2017 - Detroit Free Press

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Editor's note: Over the next two weeks, the Free Press will publish daily profiles of people from different walks of life who talk about their experiences 50 years ago during the 1967 riot. The profiles were drawn from the Detroit Historical Museum's Oral History Project.It's been more than 50 years since Ivory Williams sat down with his high school guidance counselor George Grech, but the Detroiter can still remember their conversation, in the spring of 1966, with extraordinary...

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