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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Books about the 1967 Detroit Riot

The 1967 Detroit Riot began when white police officers raided an after-hours club in a mostly black neighborhood, and long-simmering anger about the mostly white police force’s violent racism boiled over. Forty-three people were killed. On the fiftieth anniversary of the riot Signature Reads recommends seven books to help us connect that past with our present.

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