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JCC Conversations | Dr. Isaiah “Ike” McKinnon

When: February 28, 2021

Dr. Isaiah McKinnon, former police officer who became the chief of the Detroit Police Department and the deputy mayor of Detroit. He was one of the first African American officers in the Detroit police force and was almost killed by racist fellow police officers in an incident that was later covered internationally.


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February 28, 2021

Length: 00:57:14

Copyright: Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-alike)

Rights Held by: Ann Arbor District Library


Detroit Police Department
Black American Community
Local History
Race & Ethnicity
Isaiah McKinnon
Chuck Newman