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On July 19, 1967, Minneapolis experiences some of the unrest in African-American communities seen nationwide as rioting breaks out along Plymouth Avenue. How long did it last? For the answer click on the headline above.
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On July 19, 1967, an an off-and-on riot in Minneapolis -- a crowd throwing rocks and setting fires -- starts at about 11:30 p.m. and lasts for two nights. Gov. Harold LeVander calls in 150 national guardsmen to maintain the peace. In the end, two people were shot, two policemen and one fireman were injured, 34 people were arrested and four businesses burned to the ground.

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