Detroit Museums Examine Riots That Changed the City

Modified: October 30, 2017 | 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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Mentioned Attractions And Venues





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    Detroit Historical Museum
    5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
    313-833-1805
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    Detroit Institute of Arts
    5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
    313-833-7900
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    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
    315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-494-5800