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 ...
The violence was triggered on July 27, 1919 by an incident on a South Side
Chicago beach. On that sweltering Sunday afternoon, a small group of blacks ...
Oct 16, 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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
July 27, 1919, was a hot Sunday in Chicago. Many people were swimming at the
racially segregated beaches along the shore of Lake Michigan. Late in the ...
1919 Chicago Race Riots. The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 began on July 27
after a young black man, Eugene Williams, was struck with a stone and drowned