'A Fiery Unrest: Why Plymouth Avenue Burned'

Civil rights activist Ron Edwards remembers seeing several blocks of businesses vandalized and set ablaze in July 1967.
Longtime civil rights activist Ron Edwards stands along a stretch of Plymouth Avenue on July 10, 2017, where he remembers seeing several blocks of businesses vandalized and set ablaze in July 1967. "It looked like hell. It looked like the inferno."
Laura Yuen | MPR News 2017

A new documentary, called "A Fiery Unrest: Why Plymouth Avenue Burned," is about the causes and consequences of major violence and fires that broke out in north Minneapolis in July 1967.

The riot or rebellion, depending on your point of view, occurred July 19-21, 1967.

The documentary is produced by Nancy Rosenbaum.

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