“What are our kids supposed to do?” a parent asked. “Another black school closed down. More black kids cannot be educated.”
The students were leaving nearby Cass Tech High School when the crash happened.
Those close to King noticed that his normally steady hands were shaking. His forehead glistened in sweat.
Pugh may have escaped criminal charges, but now he faces a lawsuit against the teenager whom the council president paid for a nude video.
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Tucked inside one of the school’s art rooms were hundreds of pieces of award-winning art dating back to the 1960s. A month before demolition began last summer, I scooped up the art in hopes of showing it once again.
A year ago this month, demolition crews knocked down the final wall of the storied and mammoth Cass Tech High School in Detroit, shattering hopes of reviving the 93-year-old building.