Eric Riley is on the Archives Writing Team, contributing articles about the city of Detroit, race & politics.
Favorite thing to do in Detroit: "Going to Knudsen Bakery with friends for donuts, then driving to Belle Isle reminiscing about the giant slide.
by Eric Riley
“Its just, I’m sick of dealing with their bullshit. I just want to work on my own stuff, but I keep getting pulled in to do everyone else’s job. ‘Luke do this, and Luke do that’ And on top of that I have to listen to a bunch of absent minded white old people talk about a city they’ve never lived in. If Jen says one more thing about the homeless scourge in Downtown…I don’t know, I mean the money is good but I get fed up with all this sometimes.” After I finish my rant, I throw my head back onto the headrest and look out the window.