McDuffie Riots in Miami Started 37 Years Ago

Wednesday marks the 37th anniversary of the start of the McDuffie Riots in Miami that claimed 18 lives.

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Smoke from a burning building during the McDuffie Riots.
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Guardsmen administer aid to a knifing victim during the May 1980 McDuffie Riots in Miami.
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Guardsmen outside a looted store during Miami's McDuffie Riots in May 1980.
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Guardsmen in trucks at the McDuffie Riots in Miami.
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Guardsmen photographing in a store looted during the McDuffie Riots.
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A Guardsman stand ready.
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Guardsmen check drivers identification in Miami.
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Command post of the 53rd Infantry Brigade, Florida National Guard, during the McDuffie Riots.
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A Guardsmen stands at a street corner as traffic passes a burning out building.
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