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Detroit in 2067: Where do we go from here?

Read StoryNicquel Terry, Louis Aguilar, and Ian ThibodeauThe Detroit News
Detroit in 2067: Where do we go from here?
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Historical marker unveiled for 50th anniversary of 1967 unrest

Historical marker unveiled for 50th anniversary of 1967 unrestHistorical marker unveiled for 50th anniversary of 1967 unrest
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Metro Detroiters reflect on 1967 in bus tour

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Full coverage: Detroit 1967, 50 years later

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Police: DNA not sent to lab in Cornell death

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Trump: USS Ford is ‘100,000-ton message to the world’

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Traverse City Episcopal church thrives at 150

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Nolan Finley

Finley: 1967 was turning point for suburbs, too

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8 face off in Pontiac mayoral primary

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Amid recovery from Detroit uprising, some feel left out

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Detroit

New Detroit president and CEO cites progress since 1967

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Man fatally shot near Western Michigan campus

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Tour of the Ann Arbor Art Fair

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Detroit among cities in national education march

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Epstein bolsters Senate campaign with big loan

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Body found at vacant west Detroit home

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Director Bigelow hopes ‘Detroit’ spurs dialogue on race

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The Lodge closed in Detroit through weekend

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$15M in Michigan police confiscations scrutinized

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Religion

‘Power of prayer’ helped ease pain in Detroit uprising

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Black Jesus statue one of most iconic ’67 landmarks

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No foul play in Chris Cornell death, police insist

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Dingell bill would require transparency in trade talks

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Upton wants to lure iPhone maker to SW Michigan

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Attorney says Macomb clerk faces smear campaign

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Residents in path of Howe bridge question aid proposal

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Detroit wall is a metaphor for the division between races

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A 'baptism of fire' on the streets

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Black Jesus statue becomes symbol of multiracial harmony

Black Jesus statue becomes symbol of multiracial harmonyBob Bruttell, chairman of the Interfaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit, tells the story of how a white Jesus statue at Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit was painted black during the 1967 uprising, and a tradition was born.
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‘Detroit’ opening in Detroit one week early

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DMC promotes three women to serve three hospitals

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DMC exec to become Detroit health dept medical director

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Mich. man gets weekends in jail for trying to sway jury
A man who was distributing pamphlets outside a courthouse has been sentenced to eight weekends in jail

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Lansing official sorry for silencing 9-year-old
An official has apologized for silencing a girl who tried to voice opposition to construction at a city council meeting

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Man’s body found a day later in northern Lake Michigan
Searchers in northern Lake Michigan have recovered the body of a 28-year-old man

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Conservancy aims to buy former Boy Scout camp in Mich.
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Detroit-based educators to get housing breaks

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Michigan priest acquitted of sexually assaulting priest

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