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
References in classic literature ?
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.
The summer of 1943 saw race riots in Detroit, with 34 dead, hundreds injured, and neighborhoods destroyed.
He said action was needed to improve integration to prevent a repeat of race riots which hit northern cities in 2001.
Detroit; race riots, racial conflicts and efforts to bridge the racial divide.
Over a month before this, while all our energies were concentrated in waiting for these events, there had been, in Detroit, one of the bloodiest race riots of the century.
Highlighting the influence of the Red Summer and subsequent race riots, as cited by Montgomery College:
Ninety years ago, a confrontation outside a Tulsa courthouse sparked one of the deadliest race riots in U.
1962: Mississippi race riots over first blacK student Two people have been killed and at least 75 injured in rioting at the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.
1965: Violent race riots broke out in the Watts area of Los Angeles.