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From ‘Uncle Drew’ to ‘Be Cool,’ Dan Washington returns to Detroit as a man of music and history

From ‘Uncle Drew’ to ‘Be Cool,’ Dan Washington returns to Detroit as a man of music and history

Like many African-American artists and pundits, Washington wrote a letter to then-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick regarding cuts in police funding that had stirred racial unrest in the city. (Washington’s letter is included in Access…