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England riots: Maps and Timelines     View
This website has a comprehensive look at the still unsettled situation in England. It has a timeline; interactive maps; and links to stories, photos, videos, and audio about the riots. The site is updated as developments occur.

Famous Trials: The Chicago Seven     View
Background about "the 1969-70 trial of seven radicals accused of conspiring to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago." Includes an essay about the protests at the 1968 convention and the trial, and links to mat ...

Indepth: France Riots     View
Background information about the 2005 riots in France, which started in October in the Paris suburbs and spread to other towns in France. Includes a map of affected areas, a timeline with links to related news stories, photos, and a video clip. From ...

Timeline: French Riots     View
A timeline of events starting with October 25, 2005, relating to rioting in Paris suburbs and other areas in France by disaffected youths in impoverished areas. Includes a video clip and links to related stories on topics such as issues that may have ...

Riots Prompt State of Emergency in France     View
Radio news stories about the 2005 rioting in France "that has spread from the immigrant communities of the Paris suburbs to hundreds of towns across the country." The riots "began following the death of two teenagers of African origin ...

The Fire this Time     View
The Los Angeles riots of 1992 were caused by the interaction of police and a citizen. In LA, police were videotaped beating a man during a traffic stop. The city rioted for six days after three of the officers were acquitted, and the jury failed to r ...,9171,975498-1,00.html

Florida Corrections: Centuries of Progress     View
This history of corrections in Florida (from 1821 to present) covers legal and legislative events, probation, supervision, prison escapes, and riots, as well as the philosophies of superintendents and wardens that have shaped corrections in Florida. ...

The Negro Holocaust: Lynching and Race Riots in the United States, 1850-1950     View
An overview of "anti-Black violence from the 1880s to the 1950s," including information on lynchings, race riots, and the response of the black community. A curriculum unit by Robert A. Gibson for the Yale-New Haven (Connecticut) Teachers I ...

The Springfield Race Riot of 1908     View
Illustrated presentation about the 1908 Springfield, Illinois, race riot, including "its connection with the creation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)." Includes a map showing the route of the lynch ...

National Historic Landmarks Program: Stonewall     View
Information about this bar in New York City that was designated as a national historic landmark in 2000 because in June 1969 it was "the scene of important events that sparked the modern struggle for the civil rights of gay and lesbian Americans ...



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