In this episode of “Storytellers”, Detroit actor Gregory Dockery, tells a story best described as "when keeping it real goes wrong". While trying out for the basketball team at Winans Academy back in 2005, then freshman Greg and his friends decide to visit the local gas station across the street. Watch along as Greg hilariously recounts a time that his youth got the best of him.
At least two decades have passed since hard times hit Barham Street in Detroit’s Morningside neighborhood.
From her corner house a block off East Warren Avenue, Michelle Allen says she has helplessly watched the decline as her neighbors abandoned their houses, squatters moved in, and properties were torched or torn down in the past 16 years.
At The Neighborhoods, we’re interested in hearing from everybody in Detroit about what matters most to you.
Do you have a story to tell about what your community group is doing in the neighborhood? Tell us.
Do you have a story to tell about a home that needs to come down in your neighborhood? Tell us.