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Episode 1335

Uprisings and repression in Detroit / Matthew D. Lassiter

May 12 2021

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Matthew D. Lassiter

Far too late for justice: Systematic police killings of Black citizens in Civil Rights era Detroit.

Historian Matthew D. Lassiter on Detroit's brutal system of police violence and racial repression in response to the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and his multimedia exhibit Detroit Under Fire: Police Violence, Crime Politics, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Civil Rights Era and article Police and the License to Kill for Boston Review.