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.
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.
After reviewing relevant literature on riots and outlining the approach, 1 apply the model to a case study of the 1921 Tulsa race riot.
Mr Humphries said: The point of making this exhibit was not only to teach people the story of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot, but to show them the immense devastation that hatred left unchecked can cause.
The Park also gives voice to the untold story of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot, one of the most tragic events in the nation's history, and honors the countless African-American victims of that Riot almost 90 years later.
The race riot of the twenty-first century--and the book suggests that there will be more incidents of mass public racial violence--may look quite different from those of the twentieth century.
The Tulsa race riot of 1921 destroyed the African American community and left the Franklin family destitute economically; it did not destroy their "high moral standards.
The Race Riot unmasks one such seminal incident in Atlanta in 1906.
In Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906, Bauerlein--a professor of English at Atlanta's Emory University--weaves a compelling story of how Jim Crow laws, political posturing during a Georgia governor's race, and sensation-seeking white-owned newspapers led to the tragic but little-remembered riot that terrorized Atlanta for four days in September 1906.