Thursday, September 03, 2020

Civil rights, rock 'n' roll

As Stuart Cosgrove's book Detroit '67 makes clear, the Motor City was an electrifying place to be in the late 1960s - the American nation's revolutionary heart, in many ways. While Cosgrove focuses his attention on Motown, he does also acknowledge the simultaneous rise of The MC5, The Stooges and the White Panther movement. As the wife of legendary MC5 manager and activist John Sinclair and a fellow founder of the White Panthers, Leni Sinclair was at the centre of it all - and took the photos to prove it.

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