Thousands lost homes in epic fight to build GM plant that’s closing in Detroit

    In the late spring of 1981, Detroit’s Poletown neighborhood—a working-class grid on the city’s northern lip—had been reduced to a literal battlefield. As The Washington Post reports, the onc…

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