50 Years Ago, Bar Raid Ignited Detroit’s Simmering Rage

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In a series of articles, the Detroit Free Press looks back at the deadly race riots that engulfed the Motor City 50 years ago. The five days of violence began on July 23, 1967, and evolved into one of the most destructive riots in U.S. history. Forty-three people died, including 24 African Americans who were shot by police . . .

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