Long hot summer of 1967
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|Long hot summer of 1967|
|Date||Summer of 1967|
|Result||Kerner Commission established|
In July there were riots in Birmingham, Chicago, New York, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New Britain, Conn., Rochester, N.Y., and a riot in Plainfield, New Jersey. The most serious riots of the summer took place in July, with the riot in Newark, New Jersey and the Twelfth Street riot, in Detroit, Michigan.
As a result of the rioting in the Summer of 1967, and the preceding two years, President Johnson established the Kerner Commission to investigate the rioting.
- Cincinnati riot of 1967
- Buffalo riot of 1967
- 1967 Newark riots
- 1967 Plainfield riots
- Cairo riot
- 1967 Detroit riot
- Cambridge riot of 1967
- 1967 Milwaukee riot
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