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Title The 1967 Detroit riots [electronic resource] / Noah Berlatsky, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Perspectives on modern world history.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.160-161) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- World map -- Historical Background On The 1967 Detroit Riots: -- Overview of the 1967 Detroit Riots / Walter C Rucker -- President Johnson explains why he is sending troops into Detroit / Lyndon Baines Johnson -- Congress struggles to respond to urban rioting / Chalmer M Roberts -- Police terrorize citizens in the Algiers motel / John Hersey -- Victims of the Detroit riots / Detroit and Newark of 1967 -- Controversies Surrounding the 1967 Detroit Riots: -- Detroit riots show the need for elected urban black leadership / John W Smith and Lois H Smith -- Elected urban black leadership did not solve racial problems in Detroit / Amy Lee and Darren A Nichols -- Detroit riots showed the need for more government programs in cities / Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders -- Government intervention caused the Detroit Riots / David R Henderson -- Minority groups must revolt against oppression / H Rap Brown -- Black revolutionaries undermine the cause they seek to represent / Detroit News -- 1967 riots led to Detroit's decline / Debbie Schlussel -- 1967 riots did not cause Detroit's decline / Don Keko -- Detroit riots hold lessons for understanding the 2011 UK riots / Gary Young -- Personal Narratives: -- Journalist who lived in the riot zone reports on her experiences / Sandra A West -- Resident of the Detroit suburbs remember the riots / Jeff L Howe -- Educator recalls the 1967 Detroit riots in the summer after her high school graduation / Doreen Cato -- Big bang / Coleman Young and Lonnie Wheeler -- Author recalls how the riots interrupted her wedding party / Theresa Welsh -- Chronology -- For further reading -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations.
Detroit (Mich.) -- History.
African Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History.
Riots -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History.
Added Author Berlatsky, Noah.
Gale Group
Added Title Nineteen sixty seven Detroit riots
Detroit riots
Related To Original 9780737763621 0737763620 (DLC) 2012036908
ISBN 0737767987 (electronic bk.)
9780737767988 (electronic bk.)
9780737763621 (hardcover)
0737763620 (hardcover)
OCLC # ebd6176613
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