Damon Keith 02

September 9, 2003


Damon Keith remembers Max Fisher's courage in standing against the Detroit Police Department after the Riots in 1967.
Credit: Mort Crim Communications

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Max was a great believer in law and order and the Constitution. And he said, “It was just unbelievable that police would go into a place of worship, and do what they did.” And he came out on the right side on that and, of course, was at odds with the Police Department. But, that’s the type of courage that this man has always had.