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Race Riots

(see also African American History, Life & Values to 1968 & White Racism)

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On the Web: Articles

The 1943 Detroit Race Riots. Vivian M. Baulch & Patricia Zacharias, Detroit News (n.d.).

Tulsa Race Riot (1921). Forgotten History Foundation (n.d.)

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bauerlein, Michael. Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 (San Francisco: Encounter, 2001).

Belknap, Michal (ed.) Urban Race Riots (NY: Garland, 1991). Focus on Detroit & Newark riots.

Bernstein, Saul. Alternatives to Violence: Alienated Youths & Riots, Race & Poverty (NY: Association, 1967).

Brophy, Alfred L. Reconstructing the Dreamland: The Tulsa Riot of 1921. Race, Reparations & Reconciliation (NY: Oxford, 2002).

Brown, Earl. Why Race Riots? Lessons from Detroit (NY: Public Affairs Committee, 1944).

Butler, Brian. An Undergrowth of Folly: Public Order, Race Anxiety, & the 1903 Evansville, Indiana Riot (NY: Garland, 2000).

Cecelski, David S. & Timothy B. Tyson (eds.) Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot & its Legacy (Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 1998).

Cohen, Jerry & William S. Murphy. Burn, Baby, Burn! The Los Angeles Race Riot, August 1965 (NY: Dutton, 1966).

de la Roche, Roberta Seneschal. The Sociogenesis of a Race Riot: Springfield, Illinois, in 1908 (Urbana: U. Illinois, 1991).

Ellsworth, Scott. Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U., 1982).

Fine, Sidney. Violence in the Model City: The Cavanagh Administration, Race Relations & the Detroit Riot of 1967 (Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan, 1989).

Hair, William Ivy. Carnival of Fury: Robert Charles & the New Orleans Race Riot of 1900 (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U., 1976).

Hirsch, James S. Riot & Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War & Its Legacy (Boston: Houghton,
Mifflin, 2002).

Knopf, Terry. Rumors, Race & Riots (New Brunswick NJ: Transaction, 1975).

Lee, Alfred McClung. Race Riot (NY: Dryden, 1934). Detroit, 1934.

Madigan, Tim. The Burning: Massacre, Destruction & the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (NY: St. Martin's, 2001).

McKoy, Sheila Smith. When Whites Riot: Writing Race & Violence in American & South African Cultures (Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 2001).

National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders [Kerner Commission]. US Riot Commission Report (NY: Bantam, 1968). Commission established by President Johnson to look into causes of race riots in Newark, Detroit, Cleveland & elsewhere during summer of 1967.

Obregón Pagán, Eduardo. Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race & Riot in Wartime L.A. (Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 2003).

Raushenbush, Winifred. How to Prevent a Race Riot in Your Home Town (NY: ACLU Committee on Race Discrimination, 1943).

Rudwick, Elliott M. Race Riot at East St. Louis: July 2, 1917 (Cleveland: World, 1966).

Sandburg, Carl. The Chicago Race Riots, July 1919 (NY: Harcourt, Brace & Howe, 1919).

Senechal, Roberta. The Sociogenesis of a Race Riot: Springfield, Illinois in 1908 (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1990).

Shogan, Robert & Tom Craig. The Detroit Race Riot: A Study in Violence (Philadelphia: Chilton, 1964).

Tervalon, Jervey (ed.) Geography of Rage: Remembering the Los Angeles Riots of 1992 (LA: Really Great, 2002).

Tuttle, William M. Jr. Race Riot: Chicago in the Red Summer of 1919 (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1996).

Waskow, Arthur M. From Race Riot to Sit-In: 1919 & the 1960s, a Study in the Connections between Conflict & Violence (NY: Doubleday, 1966).

In the Library: Fiction

Wolfe, Thomas. "Welcome to our city: race riot in a Southern town," Esquire (10/57):58-83.

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