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Detroit 1967 : Origins, Impacts, Legacies.

Detroit 1967 : Origins, Impacts, Legacies.

Author: Joel Stone.
Publisher: Wayne State University Press, 2017.
Series: Painted turtle
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In the summer of 1967, Detroit experienced one of the worst racially charged civil disturbances in United States history. Years of frustration generated by entrenched and institutionalized racism boiled over late on a hot July night. In an event that has been called a 'riot, ' 'rebellion, ' 'uprising, ' and 'insurrection, ' thousands of people took to the streets for several days of vandalism, arson, and gunfire.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Detroit 1967.
Detroit, Michigan : Wayne State University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017933721
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Stone.
ISBN: 081434304X 9780814343043
OCLC Number: 1001355169
Description: 1 online resource (348)
Contents: Part I.A checkered history. Detroit's forgotten history of slavery / Bill McGraw ; The Underground Railroad and early racial violence / Roy E. Finkenbine ; Freedom's railway : reminiscences of the brave old days of the famous underground line / William Lambert ; Race relations in Detroit, 1860-1915 / De Witt S Dykes Jr. ; The rages of whiteness : racism, segregation, and the making of modern Detroit / Kevin Boyle ; The arsenal of democracy-for-some / Charles K. Hyde ; Detroit 1943 : "a real race riot" / Gregory Sumner --
A streetcar named disaster / Tommie M. Johnson --
Part II. A deteriorating situation. The deindustrialization of Detroit / Thomas A. Klug ; Joe's Record Shop / Marsha Music ; Benefit of the redoubt / Jeffrey Horner ; Defending the divide : homeowners' associations and the struggle for integration in Detroit, 1940-1965 / William Winkel ; Liberals and "get-tough" policing in postwar Detroit / Alex Elkins --
Part III. A riot by any other name. Chronology of events ; Steel meets flint : how to start a riot / Joel Stone ; In the center of the storm / Hubert G. Locke ; Rebellion, revolution, or riot : the debate continues / Ken Coleman ; The problem was the police / Melba Joyce Boyd ; Murder at the Algiers Motel / Danielle L. McGuire ; The storytellers : getting to the heart of the matter / Timothy Kiska ; The mayor's shadow / Berl Falbaum ; The taxi driver / Kathleen Kurta ; Oral history excerpts --
Part IV. Out of the ashes. What the children said / Steven Balkin ; And the beat goes on : continued confirmation / Joel Stone ; First time I've ever seen justice / Rev. Daniel W. Aldridge Jr. ; A call to action : the changing face of inner-city activism / Joel Stone ; Black power, black rebellion / Betty DeRamus ; It was a good time for organizing / Mike Hamlin ; In the uprising's wake : reaction in the white community / William Winkel --
Part V. The more things change. Detroit 1967 and today : spatial racism and ongoing cycles of oppression / Peter J. Hammer ; Hindsight : the shift in media framing / Casandra E. Ulbrich ; It can happen here : model city once again? / Desiree Cooper.
Series Title: Painted turtle


Examines relationships between black and white Detroit residents through the lens of 1967, fifty years later.  Read more...


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