Photos: 1967 Grand Rapids race riot

Police and protesters scuffle during the Grand Rapids 1967 riot. (Courtesy: Grand Rapids Public Museum/Grand Rapids Press Archives)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — For three days in July 1967, parts of Grand Rapids were plagued by fires and violence as a race riot erupted.

These photos, courtesy The Grand Rapids Press Archives via the Grand Rapids Public Museum, show the chaos and destruction.