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When looking at the aggressive, almost military police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a big dose of collective amnesia makes it easy to forget that the United States has been here before.

Detroit, 1967---We went through Detroit not long after the riots of 1967---on our trip to Niagara Falls. Guardsmen were still patrolling the streets. (slj)

Detroit, We drove through Detroit not long after the riots of 1967 on our trip to Niagara Falls. Guardsmen were still patrolling the streets.

July 1967: Detroit erupts | The Detroit News And she's still erupting from the fall out of the riots right down to the economic fall out of the 00's. Rebound pretty lady.

An aerial view of Grand River and Warren during the 1967 race riots in Detroit. (The Detroit News)

Ohh...the poor little sweetheart. He looks so very sad.  “Detroit Riots”(1967)

A three-year-old stands in the ruins of his burned home on Detroit’s east side after the riots, July 23 1967

Remembering the Detroit Riots of 1967: Firemen and civilians starting to clear debris.

Remembering the Detroit Riots of 1967

The Detroit Race Riot in Detroit , Michigan in the summer of 1967 was one of the most violent urban revolts in the century.

Detroit riots 1967

The Detroit riot of The Great Rebellion, was Detroit's defining moment. Fifty years later, what have we learned?

Remembering the Detroit Riots of 1967: The 1967 Detroit riot remains one of the deadliest riots in American history.

Remembering the Detroit Riots of 1967

Remembering the Detroit Riots of The 1967 Detroit riot remains one of the deadliest riots in American history.

vintage everyday: 20 Color Photographs from the 1967 Detroit Riot

On July rioting broke out in Detroit, Michigan. It lasted five days and lead to arrests and 43 deaths.

Detroit riots - Wikipedia

Detroit riots - Wikipedia

Early Sunday morning, July 23, 1967, Detroit police raided a blind pig on the city's notorious 12th Street and triggered one of the deadliest and most destructive riots in United States history, lasting five violent days: 43 dead, 467 injured, over 7,200 arrested, more than 2,000 buildings destroyed

Early Sunday morning, July Detroit police raided a blind pig on the…

Devastation: People walk by destroyed and burned out building caused by the July Race Riots in Detroit, Michigan, in 1967

The summer Detroit burned: Powerful TIME images show aftermath of race riots of 1967

Devastation: People walk by destroyed and burned out building caused by the July Race Riots in Detroit, Michigan, in 1967

Detroit Riots, July 1967 Jim Hubbard Photography

Detroit Riots, July 1967 Jim Hubbard Photography

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