Old School Detroit History

Do you know Detroit? If you think you do, give this a try. There are a vast array of topics, all Old School, so come with your history hat! Do you know music, do you know history, do you know crime and punishment, do you know Detroit?

Do you think you have what it takes to run for the Mayor of Detroit History. Until now, you didn't know how much you knew or thought you knew. Give a try and good luck!

Created by: Brandon

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. The city's name comes from the Detroit River (in French Rivière du Détroit). What is the meaning?
  2. On July 23, 1967 Vice squad officers executed a raid at a blind pig on the corner of 12th Street and Clairmount on the city's near westside. What was the subsequent results?
  3. They controlled about 90% of the heroin traffic in Detroit during the late 1970s through the late 1980s.
  4. They formed a street gang heavily involved in the distribution of crack cocaine in the city of Detroit, during the 1980's. Known for an incriminating video counting money.
  5. What Detroit gang's hand signs evolved into a local dance?
  6. What local dance show featured Detroit's best dance talent from the 70's through mid 80's?
  7. Who was the host of this dance show?
  8. Complete the phrase: Sugar, Sugar, Salt, Salt, if you didn't get off. . .
  9. Name the Radio DJ who traveled from station to station in the "MotherShip"! ("Don't say Damn, say Wo")
  10. The names Juan Atkins, Derrick May, and Kevin Saunderson are associated with what Detroit Music, and eventually world, phenomenon?
  11. Your Rock live with what Magical DJ, on FM 98, WJLB?
  12. What is "White Boy" Rick's last name?
  13. What Drug Organization was founded by Demetrius Holloway and Richard Carter?
  14. What was Richard Carters nick name?
  15. With the Second pick in the 1981 NBA Draft, the Detroit Piston select. . .
  16. He took the U of D Titans to the NCAA tournament in 1977. had a 78-30 record during his tenure at Detroit, which included a 21-game winning streak during the 1977 season.
  17. This was a popular hangout corner spot after the Male Revue.
  18. What was the first Black owned Radio and TV Broadcasting Station?
  19. What was the first freeway in the US?

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