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Black Jesus statue becomes symbol of multiracial harmony

Bob 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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Bob 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.