Rebellion in Detroit
Rebellion in Detroit
Annapurna Pictures | Midroll Media | Transmitter Media
For some people, summer of 1967 was the Summer of Love. But for many Americans, police brutality, the broken promise of desegregation, persistent racism, and economic disparity weighed them down. And in Detroit, it all came to a head. In this three episode mini-series, hosted by Courtney B. Vance, we find out what really happened on the streets of Detroit over one hot week -- and why.
3: Perspectives after ‘67
Detroit was never the same after the events of 1967. Marlowe Stoudamire wasn’t alive during that historic summer, but he’s dedicated his life to preserving and telling the stories of people who were there. Stoudamire talks to Courtney B. Vance about what Detroit, and the entire nation, can learn from the rebellion.See for privacy information.
Jul 28, 2017
25 min
2: A View from the Streets
Ike McKinnon was just a rookie cop when the rebellions broke out in the summer of 1967, and one of the few black men on the force. McKinnon went on to become Detroit’s chief of police and deputy mayor. In this episode, McKinnon describes scenes from the rebellion.See for privacy information.
Jul 28, 2017
23 min
1: Trouble on 12th Street
Host Courtney B. Vance talks with historian and author Danielle McGuire about the climate in Detroit leading up to the 1967 rebellion.See for privacy information.
Jul 28, 2017
24 min
Coming soon... a three part mini-series about the 1967 rebellion in Detroit. You’ll hear from the people who were there. You’ll also hear folks who can help explain why the rebellion happened -- and its impact on Detroit and across America today.See for privacy information.
Jul 24, 2017
1 min