In the summer of 1967, violent clashes and angry protests erupted in the city of Detroit after police raided an illegal bar in the city’s African American community. Locals felt particularly targeted by the police. The police faced off against citizens over five days, the worst in a series of civil unrest in cities across the nation. Today, witnesses say Detroit has never been the same. Soledad O’Brien revisits the city still confronting its past.


Read the report by the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. 

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