Chapter 1

  • The Intersection: An introduction

    Even as smoke drifted over thousands of charred homes and buildings after days of deadly insurrection and looting in...

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  • Williams

    In an African-American city, black clout wanes

    Rev. Charles Williams II, president of the National Action Network Michigan Chapter, had tough words for Mayor Mike Duggan...

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  • The Kerner Commission, and why its recommendations were ignored

    The Kerner Commission (courtesy photo) By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio Listen here Full transcript News media around the...

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  • Image from Detroit Riots 1967

    Riot or rebellion? The debate over what to call the 1967 disorder continues

    Photo courtesy of the Reuther Library By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine   Was it a riot or a...

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  • Fayrouz Saad

    Arab Americans looking to raise presence as Detroit recovers

    Fayrouz Saad (courtesy photo) By Ali Harb | The Arab American News, for New Michigan Media  DETROIT – Arab...

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  • Rep Stephanie Chang

    A New Politics of Diversity in Detroit?

    Rep. Stephanie Chang (courtesy photo) By Kim Clowes | The Michigan Korean Weekly, for New Michigan Media On Saturday,...

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  • Political power, but prosperity remains elusive

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio Listen here Full transcript America still struggles with race, but those struggles are...

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  • Photo of the 1967 Detroit Riots

    A quick guide to the 1967 Detroit Riot

    Photo courtesy of the Reuther Library By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine DATES Sunday, July 23 through Thursday, July...

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  • What Does It Mean to Have Power?

      As part of WDET’s series examining the 1967 Kerner Report with the Detroit Journalism Cooperative this year, Detroit Today...

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  • African-American Political Power in Michigan [CHARTS]

    In the wake of violence in Newark and Detroit during July 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson charged his Commission...

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