Monday, July 24, 2017

POLICING IN AMERICA - 5 Days, Summer of 1967

"How the 1967 riots reshaped Detroit, and the rebuilding that still needs to be done" PBS NewsHour 7/21/2017


SUMMARY:  In the summer of 1967, the simmering unrest in cities across America exploded.  In Detroit [riot], tensions between the police and the African-American community reached their limit, unleashing five days of full-out violence -- riots or a rebellion, depending on whom you ask.  Fifty years later, special correspondent Soledad O'Brien reports on what sparked it all and the scars that remain today.

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