The Riots

This list is a work in progress. Here, I am developing the list of events that I will work from during this project. As I learn more, some events may be added and others subtracted from this listing. These events aren’t exactly listed chronologically, but grouped by the year of the events’ onset.

  1. Providence, Rhode Island (1824)
  2. Cincinnati, Ohio (1829)
  3. Providence, Rhode Island (1831)
  4. New York, New York (1834)
  5. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1834)
  6. Cincinnati, Ohio (1836)
  7. Cincinnati, Ohio (1841)
  8. Detroit, Michigan (1863)
  9. New York City, New York (1863)
  10. Charleston, South Carolina (1864)
  11. Memphis, Tennessee (1866)
  12. Charleston, South Carolina (1866)
  13. New Orleans, Louisiana (1866)
  14. Pulaski, Tennessee (1867)
  15. Camilla, Georgia (1868)
  16. Opelousas, Louisiana (1868)
  17. Almance County, North Carolina (1870)
  18. Eautaw, Alabama (1870)
  19. Laurens, South Carolina (1870)
  20. Meridian, Mississippi (1871)
  21. Colfax, Louisiana (1873)
  22. Vicksburg, Mississippi (1874)
  23. Coushatta, Louisiana (1874)
  24. New Orleans, Louisiana (1874)
  25. Eufaula, Alabama (1874)
  26. Clinton, Mississippi (1875)
  27. Yazoo City, Mississippi (1875)
  28. Hamburg, South Carolina (1876)
  29. Ellenton, South Carolina (1876)
  30. Eastman, Georgia (1882)
  31. Cincinnati, Ohio (1884)
  32. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (1886)
  33. Thibodaux, Louisiana (1887)
  34. Omaha, Nebraska (1891)
  35. Monett, Missouri (1894)
  36. Bituminous Coal Miners Strike (1894)
  37. Lake City, South Carolina (1888)
  38. Virden, Illinois (1898)
  39. Phoenix, South Carolina (1898)
  40. Wilmington, North Carolina (1898)
  41. Pana, Illinois (1899)
  42. Coweta, Georgia (1899)
  43. Lauder, Illinois (1899)
  44. Carterville, Illinois (1899)
  45. New Orleans, Louisiana/ Robert Charles (1900)
  46. New York, New York (1900)
  47. Pierce City, Missouri (1901)
  48. Joplin, Missouri (1903)
  49. Boston Riot (1903)
  50. Springfield, Ohio (1904)
  51. Springfield, Missouri (1906)
  52. Chattanooga, Tennessee (1906)
  53. Greensburg, Indiana (1906)
  54. Brownsville, Texas (1906)
  55. Atlanta, Georgia (1906)
  56. Little Rock, Arkansas (1906)
  57. Onacock, Virginia (1907)
  58. Springfield, Illinois (1908)
  59. Slocum, Texas (1910)
  60. Palestine, Texas (1910)
  61. Riots following Jack Johnson’s defeat of Jim Jeffries (1910)
  62. Waco, Texas (1916)
  63. East St. Louis, Illinois (1917)
  64. Chester, Pennsylvania (1917)
  65. Houston, Texas Mutiny of black soldiers at Camp Logan (1917)
  66. Lexington, Kentucky (1917)
  67. Chicago, Illinois (1917)
  68. Youngstown, Ohio (1917)
  69. Valdosta, Georgia (1918)
  70. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1918)
  71. Camp Merrit, New Jersey (1918)
  72. Dewey, Oklahoma (1918)
  73. Millen, Georgia (1919)
  74. Charleston, South Carolina (1919)
  75. Sylverster, Georgia (1919)
  76. Milan, Georgia (1919)
  77. Putnam, Georgia (1919)
  78. Monticello, Mississippi (1919)
  79. New London, Connecticut (1919)
  80. Memphis, Tennessee (1919)
  81. Macon, Mississippi (1919)
  82. Annappolis, Maryland (1919)
  83. Brisbee, Arizona (1919)
  84. Scranton, Pennsylvania (1919)
  85. Dublin, Georgia (1919)
  86. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1919)
  87. Coatesville, Pennsylvania (1919)
  88. Tuscaloosa, Alabama (1919)
  89. Longview, Texas (1919)
  90. Baltimore, Maryland (1919)
  91. Port Arthur, Texas (1919)
  92. Washington D.C. (1919)
  93. Norfolk, Virginia (1919)
  94. New Orleans, Louisiana (1919)
  95. Darby, Pennsylvania (1919)
  96. Hobson City, Alabama (1919)
  97. Chicago, Illinois (1919)
  98. Newberry, South Carolina (1919)
  99. Bloomington, Illinois (1919)
  100. Syracuse, New York (1919)
  101. Port Arthur, Texas (1919)
  102. Hattiesburg, Mississippi (1919)
  103. Lexington, Nebraska (1919)
  104. Texarkana, Texas (1919)
  105. Mulberry, Florida (1919)
  106. New York, New York (1919)
  107. Laurens County, Georgia (1919)
  108. Ocmulgee, Georgia (1919)
  109. Knoxville, Tennessee (1919)
  110. Omaha, Nebraska (1919)
  111. Elaine, Arkansas (1919)
  112. Gary, Indiana (1919)
  113. Donora, Pennsylvania (1919)
  114. Hubbard, Ohio (1919)
  115. Wilmington, Delaware (1919)
  116. Homer, Louisiana (1919)
  117. Corbin, Kentucky (1919)
  118. Chicago, Illinois (1920)
  119. Tulsa, Oklahoma (1921)
  120. Kirven, Texas (1922)
  121. Rosewood, Florida (1923)
  122. Sainte Genevieve, Missouri (1930)
  123. Scottsboro, Alabama (1931)
  124. Harlem, New York (1935)
  125. Mobile, Alabama (1943)
  126. Beaumont, Texas (1943)
  127. Detroit, Michigan (1943)
  128. New York City (1943)
  129. Columbia, Tennessee (1946)
  130. Peekskill, New York (1949)
  131. Cicero, Illinois (1951)
  132. Clinton, Tennessee (1956)
  133. Maxton, North Carolina (1958)
  134. Pearl River County, Mississippi (1959)
  135. Biloxi Beach, Mississippi (1960)
  136. Birmingham, Alabama (1961)
  137. Oxford, Mississippi (1962)
  138. Cambridge, Maryland (1963)
  139. New York City (Harlem) (1963)
  140. Lexington, North Carolina (1963)
  141. Birmingham, Alabama (1963)
  142. Rochester, New York (1963)
  143. Brooklyn, New York (1963)
  144. Jersey City, Paterson, and Elizabeth, New Jersey (1963)
  145. Chicago, Illinois (1964)
  146. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1964)
  147. Selma, Alabama (1965)
  148. Springfield, Massachusetts (1965)
  149. Los Angeles (Watts), California (1965)
  150. Cleveland, Ohio (1966)
  151. North Omaha, Nebraska (1966)
  152. Dayton, Ohio (1966)
  153. San Francisco (Hunters Point), California (1966)
  154. Texas Southern University (Houston, Texas) (1967)
  155. Atlanta, Georgia (1967)
  156. Tampa, Florida (1967)
  157. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1967)
  158. Minneapolis, Minnesota (1967)
  159. Buffalo, New York  (1967)
  160. Cincinnati, Ohio (1967)
  161. Boston, Massachusetts (1967)
  162. Detroit, Michigan (1967)
  163. Grand Rapids, Michigan (1967)
  164. Newark, New Jersey (1967)
  165. Plainfield, New Jersey (1967)
  166. Cambridge, Maryland (1967)
  167. Birmingham, Alabama (1967)
  168. New Britain, Connecticut (1967)
  169. Chicago, Illinois (1967)
  170. Rochester, New York (1967)
  171. Orangeburg, South Carolina (1968)
  172. Washington, D. C. (1968)
  173. Cincinnati, Ohio (1968)
  174. York, Pennsylvania (1968)
  175. Baltimore, Maryland (1968)
  176. Chicago, Illinois (1968)
  177. Louisville, Kentucky (1968)
  178. Washington, D. C. (1968)
  179. Riots following the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  180. Camden, New Jersey (1969)
  181. York, Pennsylvania (1969)
  182. New York, New York (1969)
  183. Omaha, Nebraska (1969)
  184. Augusta, Georgia (1970)
  185. New Bedford, Massachusetts (1970)
  186. Ashbury Park, New Jersey (1970)
  187. Jackson, Mississippi (1970)
  188. Ann Arbor, Michigan (1970)
  189. Camden, New Jersey (1971)
  190. Pensacola, Florida (1972-1977)
  191. Boston, Massachusetts (1975-1976)
  192. Pensacola, Florida (1976)
  193. Miami, Florida (1980)
  194. Chattanooga, Tennessee (1980)
  195. Lawrence, Massachusetts (1984)
  196. Howard Beach, New York (1986)
  197. Tampa, Florida (1987)
  198. Bensonhurst, New York (1989)
  199. Tampa, Florida (1989)
  200. Brooklyn, New York (1991)
  201. Los Angeles, California (1992)
  202. St. Petersburg, Florida (1996)
  203. Cincinnati, Ohio (2001)
  204. Benton Harbor, Michigan (2003)
  205. Toledo, Ohio (2005)
  206. Oakland, California (2009)
  207. Ferguson, Missouri (2014)
  208. Baltimore, Maryland (2015)

 

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