Historic Marker Unveiled At 1967 Detroit Riot Flash Point

Historic Marker Unveiled At 1967 Detroit Riot Flash Point

Historic marker unveiled at 1967 Detroit riot flash point

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This July marks the 50th anniversary of the civil disturbance and unrest that erupted in Detroit. Detroit Free Press

New Historic marker placed at Rosa Parks (12th Street) and Clairmount where police raid sparked 1967 riot.

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This historic marker was unveiled today in Gordon Park at the corner of Rosa Parks and Clairmount streets on Detroit’s west side to mark the spot where the 1967 riots began.(Photo: John Wisely/Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo
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Gordon Park now stands at the corner where the riot broke out.
Speakers remembered a painful time in Detroit’s history.
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