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Chilling words detailing the brutal rape and slaying of a Detroit school girl 35 years ago were read into testimony inside a Detroit courtroom Thursday by a police investigator who said the words came from the man charged with killing the teen. Kennith James Dupree allegedly confessed to Detroit Police investigator Ira Todd last month and ed a three- statement saying he attacked, raped and murdered year-old honor student Michelle Jackson in January as she walked to a bus stop on Fenkell near Wildemere to make her way to Murray-Wright High School. The attack against Jackson was among a rash of rapes of Detroit girls that sent shock waves through the city and local public schools that year. After Thursday's testimony, Judge Michael Wagner ordered Dupree, 72, to be tried for murder and first-degree criminal sexual conduct. He is to be arraigned Nov.
While Robinson is a kind of a reading fiend, her role at s is about more than that: she uses the books she loves to bring people together, deepening connections on and off the through the Well-Read Black Girl book club. Well-Read Black Girl is an online group, book club and now actual book focused on Black women and nonbinary writers.
Dawn Sarai Robinson: I almost say I have a book problem. But it also helps me to understand it.
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There are some book clubs that are really strict. But with this one, the whole idea is around community and connection.
The premise of the book is that the African women who were pregnant and were thrown off the ship during the Middle Passage, their babies were able to survive underwater and it created mer-people or mermaids. And it was a really fascinating premise, but the whole book centered around this theme of history.
And I am somebody who loves to call people out. What do you think about this?
Everyone should try to find their people, their community, their tribe. The thing that was surprising was that it also connected me, as someone who loves to write as well, with a lot of writers. There are so many poets and writers who come to the book club and not getting that recognition or having the courage to even put themselves out there.
Libby and hooplawhich let you check out ebooks as a Detroit Public Library member. You can check out her newsletter at dawnsarai. Find Your People is a recurring Detour feature to spotlight people we admire who are fostering deeper connections between Detroiters and the city.
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Host Dawn Sarai Robinson sits in front. Kate Abbey-Lambertz is the co-founder and editorial director for Detour Media.
Kate was ly a national reporter at HuffPost, where she covered equitable cities and urban issues. Follow her on Twitter: kabbeyl.
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