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1960s Race Riots. “The Friends” Historical Context. United States Racial Timeline. Slavery: Early Colonial period Declaration of Independence: 1776 Constitution: 1787 Civil War: 1861-1865 Emancipation Proclamation: 1863 “Forty Acres and a Mule” Brown v. Board of Education: 1954

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1960s race riots

1960s Race Riots

“The Friends” Historical Context


United states racial timeline

United States Racial Timeline

  • Slavery: Early Colonial period

  • Declaration of Independence: 1776

  • Constitution: 1787

  • Civil War: 1861-1865

    • Emancipation Proclamation: 1863

    • “Forty Acres and a Mule”

  • Brown v. Board of Education: 1954

    • Forced integration after forced segretation


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    Race riots

    Race Riots

    • Throughout the 1960s

    • Worst ones were Detroit (1967) and Los Angeles (several)

      • “White Flight”: Detroit went from majority-whiteto majority-black in a very short period of time

      • Metro Detroit is now consistently the most segregated area in the county


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