Urban race riots

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Newark (N.J.),
  • United States,
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit,
  • New Jersey,
  • Newark

Subjects:

  • Riots -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Riots -- New Jersey -- Newark -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • African Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • African Americans -- New Jersey -- Newark -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Riots -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations -- Sources,
  • Newark (N.J.) -- Race relations -- Sources,
  • United States -- Race relations -- Sources

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementintroduction by Michal R. Belknap.
SeriesCivil rights, the White House, and the Justice Department, 1945-1968 ;, v. 11
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF574.D49 N485 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 285 p. ;
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2027564M
ISBN 100824033809
LC Control Number91003617

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Chicago Race Riot ofmost severe of approximately 25 race riots throughout the U.S. in the ‘Red Summer’ following World War I; a manifestation of racial frictions intensified by Black migration to the North, industrial labor competition, urban overcrowding, and greater militancy among Black war veterans.

Rapid urbanization has led to the rise of urban riots, often inner city. John F. McDonald and Daniel P. McMillen have identified Los Angeles's Watts Riots, inas the first "urban riots" in the United States. They were a part of what were known as race riots of the civil rights period.

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The Watts riots, sometimes referred to as the Watts Rebellion or Watts Uprising, took place in the Watts neighborhood and its surrounding areas of Los Angeles from August 11 to 16, On AugMarquette Frye, an African-American motorist on parole for shoplifting, was pulled over for reckless driving.

A minor roadside argument broke out, which then escalated into a fight with. The Kerner Commission’s report, produced for President Lyndon Johnson, sought the causes of urban race riots that had shaken the country during the summer of The commission shocked many—not least of all the president—when it determined that blame for the riots rested squarely on white racism and the systemic disadvantages it.

Policeman arresting an African American after race riots in Detroit, the last time the federal government took a hard look at the causes of urban unrest was in the late s, the most. Newark’s volatile past is infamous.

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