Detroit 1967 : origins, impacts, legacies /

"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,' 'r...

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Other Authors / Creators:Stone, Joel
Sugrue, Thomas J., 1962-
Format: Book
Imprint: Detroit, Michigan : Wayne State University Press, [2017]
Series:Painted turtle book.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I. A Checkered History
  • Detroit's Forgotten History of Slavery
  • The Underground Railroad and Early Racial Violence
  • Freedom's Railway: Reminiscences of the Brave Old Days of the Famous Underground Line
  • Race Relations in Detroit, 1860-1915
  • The Rages of Whiteness: Racism, Segregation, and the Making of Modern Detroit
  • The Arsenal of Democracy-for-Some
  • Detroit 1943: "A Real Race Riot"
  • A Streetcar Named Disaster
  • Part II. A Deteriorating Situation
  • The Deindustrialization of Detroit
  • Joe's Record Shop
  • Benefit of the Redoubt
  • Defending the Divide: Homeowners' Associations and the Struggle for Integration in Detroit, 1940-1965
  • Liberals and "Get-Tough" Policing in Postwar Detroit
  • Part III. A Riot by Any Other Name
  • Chronology of Events
  • Steel Meets Flint: How to Start a Riot
  • In the Center of the Storm
  • Rebellion, Revolution, or Riot: The Debate Continues
  • The Problem Was the Police
  • Murder at the Algiers Motel
  • The Storytellers: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • The Mayor's Shadow
  • The Taxi Driver
  • Oral History Excerpts
  • Part IV. Out of the Ashes
  • What the Children Said
  • And the Beat Goes On: Continued Confrontation
  • First Time I've Ever Seen Justice
  • A Call to Action: The Changing Face of Inner-City Activism
  • Black Power, Black Rebellion
  • It Was a Good Time for Organizing
  • In the Uprising's Wake: Reaction in the White Community
  • Part V. The More Things Change ...
  • Detroit 1967 and Today: Spatial Racism and Ongoing Cycles of Oppression
  • Hindsight: The Shift in Media Framing
  • It Can Happen Here: Model City Once Again?
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Index