Scars from 1967 Uprising Still Fresh for Some Detroiters

Dawn Uhl-Zifilippo/WDET This week the city of Detroit is remembering a series of days that forever changed the iconic Motor...

Detroit Police Officers Charged in 1967 after Algiers Motel Incident

Editor's note: Heidi Ausgood filed this story for WDET in 2007. The 1967 Detroit riot left 43 people dead. Of...

August 1967 Editorial: Letter to My Soul Brothers

The Michigan Chronicle is the state’s largest black newspaper. It was established in 1932. By July 1967, it was well established...

Stunned by Violence, Detroit Tigers Players Worked to Restore Peace in July 1967

Editor's note: John Farrup filed this story for WDET in 2007. In 1967, the Detroit Tigers were primed for a...

NPR Host Michel Martin on Letting Go of ‘Delusions’ of 1967 Uprising [VIDEO]

Jake Neher/WDET Over the last two-and-a-half decades, few broadcast journalists have done more to give voice to underrepresented communities in...

Detroit’s Grande Ballroom Survives Civil Unrest of July 1967

Noah Ovshinsky wrote and produced this story. It originally aired in 2007. During the civil unrest of July 1967, hundreds...

Effect of July 1967 on Detroit’s East Side Is Often Overlooked

Editor's note: Brian Rentschler filed this story for WDET. It aired in 2007. Detroit’s east side is one of the...

StoryCorps Detroit Podcast: What the Kids Are Saying About 1967

In this episode of StoryCorps Detroit, we look at the violence and looting that occurred in July 1967 through the...

Detroit Journalists Risked Their Lives Covering 1967 Unrest

Members of Detroit’s media corps risked their lives in July 1967 to cover perhaps the city’s most important story of...

Summer of Love Preceeded 1967’s Civil Unrest in Detroit

Editor's note: This story was written and produced by Noah Ovshinsky in 2007 as part of WDET's reporting on the...

Mackinac Bridge Making Security Plans for Labor Day Walk

Mackinac Bridge Authority The operators of the Mackinac Bridge are warning there could be big traffic backups leading into the...

CuriosiD: What’s Happened at the State Fairgrounds?

Listener Jennifer Gulati is curious about the status of the Michigan State Fairgrounds at Woodward and 8 Mile. “I show...