Detroit (/ d ɪ ˈ t r ɔɪ t /, locally also / ˈ d iː t r ɔɪ t /; French: Détroit, lit. 'strait') is the largest and most-populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest U.S. city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
Detroit, the largest city in the state of Michigan, was settled in 1701 by French colonists.It is the first European settlement above tidewater in North America. Founded as a New France fur trading post, it began to expand during the 19th century with British and American settlement around the Great Lakes.
Detroit was made a city in 1701. From 1805 to 1847, Detroit was the capital of Michigan. The state governor declared a financial emergency in March 2013, appointing an emergency manager. On July 18, 2013, Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S. history.
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Detroit is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. It was named for Detroit, Michigan, in the 1890s because of the large number of people from Michigan in the community. The population was 202 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town was substantially destroyed by the Santiam Fire on September 9, 2020.
The original townsite of Detroit was inundated in the summer of 1952 when the Corps of Engineers finished Detroit Dam on the Santiam River. The community was relocated about 1⁄2 mile northwest of the original site, on Route 22, and was incorporated as a city the same year. Construction on the concrete Detroit Dam began on April 1, 1949 as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Willamette Valley Project. The completed dam was dedicated by former Oregon Governor Douglas McKay and the U ...
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.96 square miles, of which 0.59 square miles is land and 0.37 square miles is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 202 people, 96 households, and 59 families living in the city. The population density was 342.4 inhabitants per square mile. There were 368 housing units at an average density of 623.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% W
As of the census of 2000, there were 262 people, 119 households, and 69 families living in the city. The population density was 496.7 people per square mile. There were 383 housing units at an average density of 726.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 96.56% Whit
Detroit is served by the Santiam Canyon School District, whose schools are located in nearby Mill City, Oregon.
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On Sunday, July 23, 1967, the Detroit Police Department stage a raid on an unlicensed club during a celebration for returning black veterans from the Vietnam War. While suspects are being arrested, a mob forms and starts throwing rocks at the officers before looting nearby stores and starting fires, beginning the 12th Street Riot. With state authorities, elected representatives, and even emergency services unable to maintain any semblance of order, Governor George W. Romney authorizes the Michig
On January 28, 2016, it was announced that Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal would reteam to make a film about the 1967 Detroit riots, with Bigelow directing from a script by Boal. Both would also produce the film, along with Annapurna Pictures' Megan Ellison and Matthew Budman. Game of Thrones actress Hannah Murray was cast in a "key role" in the film, although her character was then being kept under wraps. The film was scheduled to shoot in the summer of 2016, in order to be released in 2017 for t
Detroit began a limited release in 10 markets on July 28, 2017, opening in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Washington D.C., Detroit, San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta, and Baltimore. Annapurna Pictures then released the film nationally, its first as a distributor, on August 4, 2017. Annapurna handled the film's North American distribution, while Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Entertainment One handled distribution for its international release. On November 3, 2017, it was announced the film
Detroit grossed $16.8 million in the United States and Canada and $7.3 million in other territories for a worldwide total of $24.1 million, against a production budget of $34 million. In North America, Detroit grossed $350,190 in its limited opening from 20 theaters, finishing 16
Detroit received praise for its direction, screenplay, and acting, especially Boyega, Poulter, and Smith's performances. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 83% based on 295 reviews, and an average rating of 7.56/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Det
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Detroit 2 is the fifth studio album by American rapper Big Sean, released September 4, 2020, by GOOD Music and Def Jam Recordings. It serves as a sequel to the 2012 mixtape Detroit. The album features guest appearances from Eminem, Royce da 5'9", Dwele, Post Malone, Young Thug, Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, Diddy, Kash Doll, and Nipsey Hussle, among others.
Big Sean had originally planned to announce the album on March 13, 2020, coinciding with "313 Day", an annual celebration of Detroit; however, this announcement was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sean instead announced the album later in March, with no release date specified. In late August, Sean announced over Twitter that the release date of the album would be September 4, 2020.
Detroit 2 debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 with 103,000 album-equivalent units in its first week. This became Sean's third US number-one debut and his seventh top-ten album. The album also accumulated a total of 93.55 million on-demand US streams from all its tracks, in the week ending September 19, 2020. In its second week, the album dropped to number seven on the chart, earning an additional 37,000 units.
Licavoli was a powerful Detroit Partnership member who had been the crime family's Toledo, Ohio operations overseer and held a great deal of influence over Detroit area gambling operations, along with many other personal business interests. Rumor has it that when Bill Tocco's retired in the early 1960s Pete Licavoli was named underboss of the ...