Definition of Race riot
1. Noun. A riot caused by hatred for one another of members of different races in the same community.
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Literary usage of Race riot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1877-1945 by Clayton D. Laurie, Ronald H. Cole (1997)
"The 1943 Detroit race riot World War II, like World War I, presented black ... In Beaumont, a race riot delayed war production and left two people dead. ..."
2. Following the Color Line: An Account of Negro Citizenship in the American by Ray Stannard Baker (1908)
"... CHAPTER IA race riot, AND AFTER UPON the ocean of antagonism between the white and Negro races in this country, there arises occasionally a wave, ..."
3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"race riot in Lincoln's city. G. Taylor. Char. 20: 627-8. ... So-called race riot at Springfield. Char. 20: 709-11. S. 19, '08. Why the difference' Negro ..."
4. The American Cotton Industry: A Study of Work and Workers by Thomas Young, M. (1903)
"... CHAPTER X Atlanta and its associations—' Up-to-dateness'—A race riot—A prosperous country mill—A mill ..."
5. Selected Articles on the Negro Problem by Julia Emily Johnsen (1921)
"The second is. the preponderantly business or economic race riot, ... In many respects the Washington race riot was similiar to the Atlanta riot which ..."
6. The Black Man's Burden by William Henry Holtzclaw (1915)
"Several papers in various parts of the country almost magnified this incident into a race riot, when, as a matter of fact, no stretch of the imagination ..."