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Black Music

Dave Marsh, Let It Rock, May 1973

SOMETIME LAST fall, John Percy Boyd, Mark Bethune and Michael Brown, a trio of black college students in Detroit, decided to put an end to that city's heroin trade. Bethune, the most politically radical of the three informed his dope dealing brother that he had 48 hours to get out of town or be murdered. The brother left for the West Coast the next morning.

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