Pyszko, Marian. Riot victim

1975-07-28

Portrait of Marian Pyszko, a candy factory worker and Holocaust survivor who was pulled from his car while driving home and beaten to death by a group of African American teens, angry over the death of a young man shot outside Bob Bolton's Bar and Grill by white owner, Andrew Chinarian, the day before in Detroit, Michigan. A riot was avoided when Mayor Coleman Young and local clergymen and officials went to the scene, along with 600 police officers. (Information from Time article dated, Monday, Aug. 11, 1975)


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