September 23, 2017

Saturday Open Thread: Race Riots in America

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   THE SLOCUM MASSACRE Slocum, Texas   … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Race Riots in America

HAPPY FRIDAY P.O.U.! THE ATLANTA RACE RIOT OF 1906 Atlanta, Georgia The Atlanta race riot of 1906 was a racist pogrom in Atlanta, Georgia (United States), which began the evening of September 22 and lasted until September 24, 1906. It was … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Race Riots in America

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! THE ELAINE RACE RIOT Philips County, Arkansas The Elaine race riot, also called the Elaine massacre, began on September 30–October 1, 1919 at Hoop Spur in the vicinity of Elaine in rural Phillips County, Arkansas. With … [Read more...]

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Wednesday Open Thread: Race Riots in America

HAPPY HUMP DAY P.O.U. HOUSTON RIOT OF 1917 Houston, TX    The Houston riot of 1917, or Camp Logan riot, was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers of the Third Battalion of the all-black Twenty-fourth United States Infantry Regiment. It … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Race Riots in America

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   THE SNOW RIOT Washington, DC The Snow Riot was a riot and lynch mob in Washington, D.C. in August 1835.[1] An attack on free blacks in the city by whites, the Snow Riot wreaked havoc on anything affiliated with free … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Race Riots in America

GOOD MONDAY MORNING P.O.U.! In light of the domestic terrorist attack in Charlottesville, VA, I figured we would take a look at race riots in America. THE CINCINNATI RIOTS OF 1829   The Cincinnati riots of 1829 were triggered by … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Afro-Cuban Political Figures

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   Martín Morúa Delgado (1856-1910) … [Read more...]