Five days of violence.
Forty-three people killed, 33 black and 10 white.
More than a thousand people injured.
More than 7,000 arrested.
Thousands of businesses and homes burned.
On tonight's Let It Rip, we're talking the Detroit rebellion of 1967.
Part I: On the panel
Alex Albritton, political consultant and an amateur historian
Amyre Makupson, broadcasting legend, TV pioneer who anchored the news in Detroit for decades
Sheila Cockrel, former Detroit city councilwoman who got her start as community activist and now serves as co-director of Citizen Detroit
Ron Michaels, who worked at the GM plant and fondly remembers Detroit the way it was
Charlie Langton, anchor and attorney
Part II: On the panel
James Jackson, retired commander who spent 28 years with the Detroit Police Department, now chair of criminal justice at Wayne County Community College
Vickie Thomas, citybeat reporter for WWJ news radio 950 AM, regional director of the National Association of Black Journalists
Dr. Ray Johnson, educator, businessman, developer, with a new project coming to Detroit
It airs at 9:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m., and 11:30 p.m.
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