Across Detroit, neighborhoods are trying to figure out what they can do to remake their community. One neighborhood is pinning hopes on something it still has that most of Detroit’s other neighborhoods lost years ago.
Award-winning writer Marsha Music and renowned Detroit historian Jamon Jordan give us a tour…
The case exposed racial wounds that perhaps still haven’t healed.
Two weeks before the fiftieth anniversary of the July 24, 1967 police raid that set off a week of looting, fires, shootings and killings…
Your research has found that 178,000 homes were demolished in Detroit from 1970 to 2000.
“I would start out on the night in a hot summer day. It was in July of 1967 and my father…”
“We have laws, we’d like to enforce them, but we won’t take it to the next level of throwing people to their death.”
One of the big issues in Detroit is blight. People walking away from their properties or foreclosures are the base of the problem. After that, it’s people stealing things out of the empty house.
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