Requiem for an urban giant

February 1998
Ebony;Feb1998, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p140
Profiles Coleman A. Young, the first Black mayor of Detroit, Michigan who died in 1997. His contributions as mayor of Detroit; What made him memorable; Comments about Young. INSET: The wit and wisdom of Mayor Coleman A. Young.


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