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The Impact of the Detroit Riots on the City's Decline

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:00pm

Professor John Mogk, Wayne State University Law Professor, will explain why the 1967 riot was not the cause of the city’s slide into today’s abandonment and severe economic decline. Toxic decisions involving the exodus of industry, federal programs, blockbusting and school bussing were the overriding factors. At times, the city government appeared helpless!
Let’s look back at one of the most serious and troubling times in our recent history and delve into the issues rather than the headlines!!

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