The Chicago race riot of 1919 was a major racial conflict that began in Chicago,
Illinois on July 27, 1919 and ended on August 3. During the riot, thirty-eight ...
On July 27, 1919, an African-American teenager drowned in Lake Michigan after
violating the unofficial segregation of Chicago's beaches and being stoned by a ...
On Sunday July 27 of 1919, Eugene Williams, a black eighteen year old, was
swimming at the Twenty-ninth Street beach on the South Side of Chicago.
From Riots to Renaissance: 1919 Race Riot ... The violence was triggered on
July 27, 1919 by an incident on a South Side Chicago beach. On that sweltering
Many houses in the predominantly white stockyards district were set ablaze
during the 1919 race riots. The five days of violence were sparked when a black ...
From July 27 to August 2, 1919, a race riot broke out in Chicago. When it was
over thirty-eight people were dead, 537 injured and about 1000 rendered ...
On the afternoon of July 27, 1919, a stone-throwing melee between blacks and
whites began after a black youth mistakenly swam into territory claimed by whites
Feb 10, 2015 ... Chicago Race Riot of 1919, most severe of approximately 25 race riots ... The riot
was triggered by the death of a black youth on July 27.
July 27th, 2012by Olivia MahoneyFiled under: Exhibitions, Stories. The roots of
the 1919 Race Riot lay in the complex swirl of events and social upheaval ...
Chicago's most famous race riot of this type occurred between July 27 and
August 3, 1919. The violence was precipitated by the drowning of an African ...