WATCH: Mayor Mike Duggan's 2017 Mackinac speech on the past creating today's segregated Detroit

Speech came during the 2017 Mackinac Policy Conference

Mayor Mike Duggan gave a memorable speech at the Mackinac Policy Conference last week rooting the future of Detroit in its segregated history dating back 70 years. Important listen for anyone interested in how the city's current administration views the past in making decisions for the city's future.

Political insiders are calling the speech an important moment for the city. Ron Fournier of Crain's, who said on WDIV Local 4's Flashpoint this weekend that if Detroit is successful in its comeback, 50 to 100 years from now this will be a speech that people will still be talking about.

Watch the entire speech below: