More than two thousand workers participated in this protest and it ended in tragedy when an explosive device exploded. The police opened fire on the crowd killing and wounding an unknown number of workers. A state of siege and curfew was declared, arresting hundreds of workers who were beaten and tortured, accused of police
Cincinnati had race riots going on since the 1800’s. A riot is a public outbreak of fights and violence between two racial groups in a community. One outbreak started in 1829 between Irish immigrants and African Americans for jobs in Cincinnati. Their goal was to get rid of the Black African Americans.They were wanting the African Americans to move to Canada or get out of Cincinnati period. The Cincinnati Race Riots has been starting in the late 1800’s which the author believes it is still occurring in today’s world.
Next was segregation everything was different like the, water fountains, sections of the bus, they even had different school, colored schools, and white schools. The last cause in my opinion, this is the most sad of them all the violence, the African Americans were getting their houses caught on fire by the mischievous whites, getting viciously beat by the whites sometimes even killed like getting run over by a car, sheriff 's releasing their demon dogs on African Americans as well. Marching on Washington for jobs and freedom. People that day stood up to the political and social injustices of the African Americans, tensions and racial unrest building up. John F. Kennedy makes a Civil Rights Legislation, the timing was right for a massive demonstration.
Have you ever been beaten up for the color of your skin? People in the South, have been beaten or murdered because they were African-American. 4 innocent children were killed in a baptist church by a bomb that was thrown by the white supremacy group. Another example of African-Americans being violated against was, bloody sunday . Bloody Sunday was the Selma March.
Due to building tension between the abolitionists and the pro-slavery parties Kansas turned into a very violent place. In May of 1856, a pro-slavery mob reeked havoc on the town of Lawrence, stealing property, demolishing buildings, and even setting the governor’s home on fire. Two days after the attack on Lawrence, a man named John Brown set out for vengeance.
In the 1930s, African American men were believed to have strong sexual desires towards white women so extreme that they couldn’t even control themselves, that whenever they saw white women they would rape them right then and there. The Tragedy of the nine Scottsboro Boys was rumored as “Negros are going to beat up the whites”. When the train got to Jackson County on March 25, 1931, dozens of armed white men rounded up with ropes and weapons in order to beat the nine black youths, and during the time of this chaos, two white women raised their voices, claiming that they had been raped by the nine scottsborro boys. At that time in Alabama, whenever black people saw a group of white men, they feared and knew they were in a lot of trouble due to the fact that Alabama was one of the most aggressive and violent states towards African Americans.
In the beginning of the movie “Remember the Titans” many black people are outside in the streets rioting, because a white store owner killed a black teenager. This act caused many black people to be furious, this shows that there are many racial tension around the high school. In T.C. Williams high school Herman Boone who is the black coach, coaching the offensive side of the team, was made fun many times due to his nickname. Coach Coon which is his nickname is an insulting word for a black person.
Likewise, another moment racial tensions rose is recognized as the Watts Uprising, which took place a few days after Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act. In a predominantly black neighborhood in Los Angeles, two white policemen fought a black motorist that was suspected of drunk driving, according to the article,“Watts Riot begins.” published by A+E Networks. A crowd of people grew angry as they
In the year 2015 alone 776 African Americans were killed by police officers of this 776, 161 were unarmed and shot by police officers with malicious intents. As far back as the 1800’s black people have been oppressed and brutalized for being seen as the inferior race. Many white people at the time disliked black people and for that reason lots of conflicts and tension was brought about. This also brought a lot of cases involving police brutality and racism from whites towards blacks. Both racism and police brutality can be seen in the movie “Do the Right Thing” directed by spike lee.
For example, a riot called Notting Hill Riots happened. In 1958 in Nottingham, a black man stabbed a white man, and this caused thousands of white people to assault black immigrants living in Notting Hill. Five black people were killed in the riot. Seven years after that, Notting Hill Carnival for immigrants was held, but the discrimination problem was not solved. Antagonism between immigrants and white