This Day in History

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Aug. 15-22, 1829: The Cincinnati Race Riots

White mobs in Cincinnati, Ohio, threatened by the city's growing population and anxious about job scarcity, rioted for a week to assault the city's Black residents and destroy their property .
Themes: African American, Slavery and Resistance
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