race riot


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race riot

n.
A riot caused by racial hatred or dissension.

race riot

n
(Sociology) a riot among members of different races in the same community
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Noun1.race riot - a riot caused by hatred for one another of members of different races in the same communityrace riot - a riot caused by hatred for one another of members of different races in the same community
public violence, riot - a public act of violence by an unruly mob
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Just previous to my going to Washington the second time, the country had been excited, and the coloured people greatly depressed, because of several severe race riots which had occurred at different points in the South.
Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today joined State Senator Kevin Matthews (D-Tulsa) at Oklahoma Citys Douglass High School to announce the completion of education curriculum about the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot that will be taught statewide.
Although the cityAEs civic institutions were rooted in the Progressive era and its mid-twentieth-century successors, its citizens, particularly its city fathers, wondered if there would be a race riot in their city, too.
DONALD Trump believes there were "very fine people" among the white supremacists who took part in the deadly race riot.
Synopsis: The 1967 race riot in Detroit, Michigan was one of the worst in the country at that time.
RARE film footage showing the aftermath of a 1972 race riot in Toxteth has been released online for the first time.
She said: "I have already said a lot about the so-called race riots and the research I have done really disprove that these were about "race" or a race riot in the way that we perceive them today.
A few hours after my father's funeral, while he lay in state in the undertaker's chapel, a race riot broke out in Harlem.
For example, racial frictions have plagued the United States and, throughout the history of the country, this animosity has periodically intensified into riots such as the Chicago Race Riot of 1919.
After reviewing relevant literature on riots and outlining the approach, 1 apply the model to a case study of the 1921 Tulsa race riot.