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Detroit, 1967: Riot or Rebellion?

He became famous defending ‘Algiers Motel’ cops. Deal with it.

Bulldoze away: Some Detroit neighborhoods need thinning out

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The long road to renovating a neighborhood jewel
The long road to renovating a neighborhood jewel
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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.

Detroit’s 12th Street Tour
Detroit’s 12th Street Tour
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Award-winning writer Marsha Music and renowned Detroit historian Jamon Jordan give us a tour…

He became famous defending ‘Algiers Motel’ cops. Deal with it.
He became famous defending ‘Algiers Motel’ cops. Deal with it.
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The case exposed racial wounds that perhaps still haven’t healed.

Detroit, 1967: Riot or Rebellion?
Detroit, 1967: Riot or Rebellion?
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Two weeks before the fiftieth anniversary of the July 24, 1967 police raid that set off a week of looting, fires, shootings and killings…

Bulldoze away: Some Detroit neighborhoods need thinning out
Bulldoze away: Some Detroit neighborhoods need thinning out
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Your research has found that 178,000 homes were demolished in Detroit from 1970 to 2000.

StoryCorps: A Father Tries to Protect His Record Store on 12th Street in 1967
StoryCorps: A Father Tries to Protect His Record Store on 12th Street in 1967
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“I would start out on the night in a hot summer day. It was in July of 1967 and my father…”

Chaldean State Lawmaker Who Endorsed Trump: Community Feels Slighted
Chaldean State Lawmaker Who Endorsed Trump: Community Feels Slighted
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“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.”

Crime in Detroit neighborhoods: Blight and illegal dumping
Crime in Detroit neighborhoods: Blight and illegal dumping
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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.

The Intersection – 50 Years After The Uprising

Black flight to suburbs masks lingering segregation in metro Detroit

Just after the 1967 riots, there were still large parts of west and east Detroit that were nearly all white...Article

The Bridge Comes to Delray

Plans for the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) started in earnest in 2004.Watch

The War on Crime, not crime itself, fueled Detroit’s post-1967 decline

AUDIO: African Americans wrongfully convicted at higher rates

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