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July 27, 1919 Newspaper Riots in Chicago | Zinn Education Project

July 27, 1919: Riot in Chicago

The rioting lasted almost a whole week. By the end of the first week of August, at least 38 people were dead and thousands of Black homes were looted and damaged.
Themes: African American, Racism & Racial Identity
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July 26, 1950: No Gun Ri Massacre

During the No Gun Ri Massacre, the U.S. 8th Army, ordered that all Korean civilians traveling and moving around the country must be stopped.
Themes: US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Hough Riots | Zinn Education Project

July 18, 1966: Hough Riots

On July 18, 1966, riots broke out in Cleveland following years of escalation of racial tension.
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship, Racism & Racial Identity
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