Detroit Museums Examine Riots That Changed the CityModified: July 08, 2022 | Story by Michael Luongo, The New York Times, Aug. 13, 2017
The story of Detroit’s July 1967 riots is, in some ways, a tale of two cities, one black and one white. Now, 50 years later, three neighboring museums here are revisiting that fateful summer with exhibitions that portray and explore the riots in sharply different ways.
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1Detroit Historical Museum5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202313-833-1805
2Detroit Institute of Arts5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202313-833-7900
3Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48201313-494-5800