- 50 years after the 1967 Riot in Grand Rapids: What we know and what can we learn?
- WOOD TV 8 footage of the 1967 Riot in Grand Rapids
- A Retrospective on the 1967 Riot in Grand Rapids, Twenty Years Afterwards: From the Grand Rapids Press
- 3000 march in Grand Rapids after Birmingham Church Bombing – 1963
- The Mustache Affair in Grand Rapids, as reported on by the Commercial Media in 1966
Tag Archives: 50th anniversary of the Grand Rapids riots
On July 25th, 1967, Grand Rapids police officers arrested several Black youth, when they pulled them over believing they were in a stolen vehicle. One source says that the officers may have used excessive force in dealing with the Black youth, according … Continue reading
Next summer will mark the 50th anniversary of what is often called the 1967 “race riots” in Grand Rapids. Previously, we have looked at the Grand Rapids Press coverage of this black uprising, which was responding to police brutality and … Continue reading