Actor Who Plays John Conyers In Detroit Riot Movie: It Was a Rebellion

Actor who plays John Conyers in Detroit riot movie: It was a rebellion

That’s the mentality he espoused when he took up the role of U.S. Rep. John Conyers, Jr. in the the 1967 riot film “Detroit.”
“You’re not just going to play a Civil Rights leader. You’re going have to hit Conyers out of the park,” Alonso said Tuesday at the Fox Theater during the film’s red carpet world premiere.

Other actors, including Star Wars actor John Boyega, Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and Detroit leaders joined him on the red carpet.
The film chronicles the events of the riot-rebellion, which started after Detroit police raided an after-hours club at 3:30 a. …

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