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JFenix Post time: 2017-7-26 07:14
Number one...there is no such thing as 'Usanian'
Number two - this is not odd behavior. Unlike y ...
re: I am reacting to the drastic swing our nation has just made. Nothing at all odd about that.
The city, home to the three largest US carmakers, brimmed with wealth and boasted more than 90% of the car market after World War Two...
Detroit's story is America's story, 1967- African-Americans made up just 5% of the police force, but roughly 40% of the population.
President Lyndon Johnson sent troops from the US Army to quell the violence.
The dust settled, 43 people were dead, 1,000 were injured and more than 7,000 were arrested - many of whom were African-American - in what seemed like a warzone to the rest of the country.
Police fatally shot three black teens at point-blank range. Only one officer faced trial for the shootings and was acquitted by an all-white jury...
Ike McKinnon, a former police chief and deputy mayor, was one of the few African-American police officers on duty as the unrest roiled Detroit.
He was driving home when he was pulled over by two white officers.
Still dressed in uniform, Mr McKinnon was ordered to get out of his car, where one of the officers pointed a gun in his face and said: "Tonight you're going to die, nigger."
Mr McKinnon said he saw the officer begin to pull the trigger, then he dove back into his car and took off as they open fired.