In Detroit it's Hip to be Square (Dancing)

Monday, June 27, 2011

In Detroit over the weekend it was hip to be square dancing. That’s because the city played host to the 60th National Square Dance Convention. Square dance has historically appealed to the middle American sensibilities, but in Detroit—where the pastime is enjoying a resurgence—the city’s predominantly African-American population can often be found on the dance floor. 


For more we speak with Erica Lynn Murphy, morning news producer and weekend anchor at member station WDET in Detroit, where she reported on the weekend's festivities.


Erica Lynn Murphy

Produced by:

Hsi-Chang Lin

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