50 years ago, civil disorder rocked the city of Detroit. Today, the city continues to suffer tough economic times. Forty percent of residents live in poverty. and many of the buildings stand abandoned. However, there are signs of recovery – auto industry jobs are up over 30 percent since 2010 and recent investments have worked to revitalize the once vibrant downtown. Soledad O’Brien meets with one group of journalists who say they are hopeful for their city.

 

Read the report by the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders

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