Police removed Meeko Williams from a public park on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 rebellion.
Michele Oberholtzer was surveying tax-foreclosed properties in Detroit when she was shocked by the number of homes still occupied by families with children.
Once selling for six figures, the houses are on the auction block for as low as a few thousand dollars.
An economic development engine for the state has demolished an estimated 20 houses that were purchased at a recent foreclosure auction. State officials mum.