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    Whose Detroit?

    In her book Whose Detroit?, Heather Ann Thompson examined the racial and political tensions that plagued Detroit for much of the 20th century and how these continued tensions led to an uprising in 1967.…

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  • AHTV Looks Back at the 1967 Detroit Riots
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    1967 Detroit Riots

    American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, 5,000 federal troops were called in, 43…

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  • Discussion on Historical Perspectives on Ferguson Missouri
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    Understanding the Ferguson Protests

    Historians talked about the history of race relations in Ferguson, Missouri, and methods for teaching about race and protest. They also discussed the historical relationship between racial…

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