Table of contents for Encyclopedia of American race riots / edited by Walter Rucker and James Nathaniel Upton ; foreword by Dominic J. Capeci, Jr.

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List of Entries
Foreword by Dominic J. Capeci, Jr.
Guide to Related Topics
Chronology of American Race Riots and Racial Violence
Encyclopedia of American Race Riots
An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy (Myrdal, 1944)
Anti-Lynching Bureau
Anti-Lynching League
Anti-Lynching Legislation
Antiwar Protests
Asbury Park (New Jersey) Riots of 1970
Atlanta Civic League
Atlanta (Georgia) Riot of 1906
Atlanta (Georgia) Riot of 1967
Augusta (Georgia) Riot of 1970
Beaumont (Texas) Riot of 1943
Bensonhurst (New York) Incident (1989)
Biloxi Beach (Mississippi) Riot of 1960
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Black Church Arsons
Black Codes
Black Manifesto
Black Nadir
Black Nationalism
Black Panther Party (BPP)
Black Power
Black Self-Defense
Black Soldiers and Lynching
Black Women and Lynching
Bloody Sunday (1965)
Boston (Massachusetts) Riot of 1967
Boston (Massachusetts) Riots of 1975 and 1976
Brooklyn (New York) Riot of 1964
Brown, Benjamin (d. 1967)
Brown, H. Rap (1943- )
Brownsville (Texas) Riot of 1906
Buffalo (New York) Riot of 1967
Byrd, James, Jr. (1949-1998), Murder of (1998)
Carmichael, Stokely (1941-1998)
Charles, Robert (d. 1900)
Charleston (South Carolina) Riot of 1919
Chattanooga (Tennessee) Riot of 1906
Chester and Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) Riots of 1918
Chicago Commission on Race Riots
Chicago Defender
Chicago (Illinois) Riot of 1919
Cincinnati (Ohio) Riots of 1967 and 1968
Cincinnati (Ohio) Riot of 2001
Civil Rights Act of 1957
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Civil Rights Act of 1968
Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Organizations, Responses to Race Riots
The Clansman (Dixon, 1905)
Cleaver, Eldridge (1935-1998)
Cleveland (Ohio) Riot of 1966
COINTELPRO (Counter Intelligence Program)
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
Conner, T. Eugene "Bull" (1897-1973)
Conyers, John, Jr. (1929- )
The Cotton States and International Exposition (Atlanta, 1895)
The Crisis
Dallas (Texas) Disturbance of 1973
Dayton (Ohio) Riot of 1966
Deacons for Defense and Justice
Democratic National Convention of 1968, Violence at
Detroit (Michigan) Riot of 1943
Detroit (Michigan) Riot of 1967
Diallo, Amadou (1975-1999)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
"Double 'V' Campaign"
Du Bois, W.E.B. (1868-1963)
Dyer, Leonidas C. (1871-1952)
East St. Louis (Illinois) Riot of 1917
Economic Opportunity Act of 1964
Elaine (Arkansas) Riot of 1919
Election Riots of the 1880s and 1890s
Equal Rights League
Evers, Medgar, Assassination of (1963)
Fanon, Frantz
Farrakhan, Louis Haleem Abdul (1933- )
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Federal Records on Race Riots
Fifteenth Amendment (1870)
The Fire Next Time (Baldwin, 1963)
Forman, James (1928-2005)
Fortune, T. Thomas (1856-1928)
Fourteenth Amendment (1868)
Freedom Rides
Freedom Summer (Mississippi) of 1964
Frontier Justice
Garvey, Marcus (1887-1940)
Government Responses to U.S. Race Riots
The Great Migration
Greensburg (Indiana) Riot of 1906
Greenwood Community (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
Griffith, D.W. (1875-1948)
Griggs, Sutton (1872-1933)
Harlem (New York) Riot of 1935
Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited (HARYOU)
Harlins, Latasha (1976-1991)
Hawkins, Yusef (1973-1989)
Holiday, Billie (1915-1959)
Hoover, J. Edgar (1895-1972)
Hose, Sam (c. 1877-1899), Lynching of
Houston (Texas) Mutiny of 1917
Howard Beach (New York) Incident (1986)
"If We Must Die" (McKay, 1919)
Imperium in Imperio (Griggs, 1899)
International Responses to Race Riots
Jackson, Jesse (1941- )
Jackson, Jimmie Lee (1938-1965)
Jackson State University Incident (1970)
Jersey City (New Jersey) Riot of 1964
Jim Crow
Johnson, James Weldon (1871-1938)
Johnson-Jeffries Fight of 1910, Riots Following
Journey of Reconciliation (1947)
Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963)
Kennedy, Robert (1925-1968)
Kerner, Otto
Kerner Commission Report (1968)
King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929-1968)
King, Martin Luther, Jr., Assassination of (1968)
King, Rodney (1965- )
Knights of Labor
Knoxville (Tennessee) Riot of 1919
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
Labor Violence
Locke, Alain LeRoy (1886-1954)
"Long Hot Summer" Riots, 1965-1967
Longview (Texas) Riot of 1919
Los Angeles (California) Riot of 1965
Los Angeles (California) Riots of 1992
Louima, Abner (c. 1964- )
Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO)
Malcolm X (1925-1965)
The Marrow of Tradition (Chesnutt, 1901)
Marshall, Thurgood (1908-1993)
McKay, Claude (1890-1948)
Memphis (Tennessee) Riot of 1866
Meredith, James (1933- )
Miami (Florida) Riot of 1980
Miami (Florida) Riot of 1982
Mitchell, Arthur Wergs (1883-1968)
Mobile (Alabama) Riot of 1943
Moore v. Dempsey (1923)
Moynihan, Daniel Patrick (1927-2003)
Muhammad, Elijah (1897-1975)
Myrdal, Gunnar Karl (1898-1987)
Nation of Islam
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Association of Colored Women (NACW)
National Urban League
The Negro Family: The Case for National Action (Moynihan, 1965)
Newark (New Jersey) Riot of 1967
New Bedford (Massachusetts) Riot of 1970
New Orleans (Louisiana) Riots of 1866
New Orleans (Louisiana) Riot of 1900
Newton, Huey Percy (1942-1989)
New York City Draft Riot of 1863
New York City Riot of 1900
New York City Riot of 1943
New York City Riot of 1964
New York City "Silent March" of 1917
Niagara Movement
Omaha (Nebraska) Riot of 1919
Orangeburg (South Carolina) Massacre of 1968
Palestine (Texas) Riot of 1910
Parker, Mack Charles (1936-1959), Lynching of
The Passing of the Great Race (Grant, 1916)
Peekskill (New York) Riots of 1949
Pensacola (Florida) Riot of 1976
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) Riots of 1964
Police Brutality
Police Responses to Race Riots
Powell v. Alabama (1932)
Press Coverage of Racial Violence
Press Instigation of Racial Violence
Progressive Era (1890-1930)
Racial Consciousness
Racial Etiquette
Racial Stereotypes
Racist Organizations, Responses to Race Riots
Radio Free Dixie
Randolph, A. Philip (1889-1979)
Randolph, Benjamin Franklin (c. 1820-1868)
Rape, as Provocation for Lynching
Reconstruction (1865-1877)
Red Scare and Race Riots
Red Summer Race Riots of 1919
Returning Soldiers (World War I)
Revolutionary Action Movement (RAM)
Richardson, George (dates unknown)
Rochester (New York) Riot of 1964
Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962)
Rope and Faggot: A Biography of Judge Lynch (White, 1929)
Rosewood (1997)
Rosewood (Florida) Riot of 1923
Ste. Genevieve (Missouri) Riot of 1930
San Francisco (California) Riot of 1966
Scottsboro Case (1931)
Sellers, Cleveland (1944- )
Sharpton, Al (1954- )
"Shotgun Policy"
Simmons, William J. (1882-1945)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
Southwest Missouri Riots (1894-1906)
Springfield (Illinois) Riot of 1908
Springfield (Massachusetts) Riot of 1965
Springfield (Ohio) Riot of 1904
"Strange Fruit"
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
Sweet, Ossian H. (1894-1960)
Tampa (Florida) Riots of 1987
Terrell, Mary Church (1863-1954)
Texas Southern University Riot of 1967
Thirty Years of Lynching in the United States: 1889-1918 (Gruening and Boardman, 1919)
Till, Emmett (1941-1955), Lynching of
Triggs, Clarence (1942-1966)
Trotter, William Monroe (1872-1934)
Tulsa (Oklahoma) Riot of 1921
Tulsa Race Riot Commission
Turner, Henry McNeal (1835-1915)
Turner, Mary (d. 1918), Lynching of
Vietnam War and Race Riots
Vigilante Organizations
Villard, Oswald Garrison (1872-1949)
Virden, Pana, and Carterville (Illinois) Mine Riots (1898-1899)
War on Poverty
Washington, Booker T. (1856-1915)
Washington, Jesse (d. 1916), Lynching of
Washington (DC) Riot of 1919
Washington (DC) Riots of 1968
Wells-Barnett, Ida B. (1862-1931)
White, Walter (1893-1955)
White Citizens' Council
White Flight
White League
White Mobs
White Supremacy
Wilkins, Roy (1901-1981)
Williams, Robert F. (1925-1996)
Wilmington (North Carolina) Riot of 1898
York (Pennsylvania) Riots of 1969
Primary Documents Relating to American Race Riots
1. Excerpts from the Report of the Select House Committee on the Memphis Riots of May 1866, July 25, 1866
2. Report of the Federal Grand Jury on the Activities of the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, 1871
3. Excerpts from Ida B. Wells' Exposé on Lynching, A Red Record, 1895
4. Thomas Dixon's Preface to His Novel, The Clansman, 1905
5. Excerpts from Various Newspaper Accounts of Disorders Following the Jack Johnson-James Jeffries Fight, July 4, 1910
6. Account of the Riots in East St. Louis, Illinois, July 1917
7. A Southern Black Woman's Letter Regarding the Recent Riots in Chicago and Washington, November 1919
8. Excerpts from the NCAAP Report Thirty Years of Lynching in the United States 1889-1918, 1919
9. Excerpts from the "Anti-Lynching" Hearings Held Before the House Judiciary Committee, January 1920
10. Excerpt from the Cook County Coroner's Report Regarding the 1919 Chicago Race Riots, 1920
11. Final Report of the Grand Jury on the Tulsa Race Riot, June 25, 1921
12. Excerpts from the Transcripts of Bee Publishing Company v. State of Nebraska Regarding a Lynching that Occurred in Omaha in September 1919, November 17, 1921
13. Excerpts of Testimony from Laney v. United States Describing Events During the Washington, D.C., Riot of July 1919, December 3, 1923
14. Excerpts on "Sex and Lynching" from Walter White's Rope and Faggot, 1929
15. Excerpts from the Mayor's Commission on Conditions in Harlem, 1935
16. Lyrics to Billie Holiday's Anti-Lynching Song "Strange Fruit"-First Performed 1939
17. Excerpts from the Moynihan Report, March 1965
18. Excerpt from the Governor's Commission Report on the Watts Riots, December 1965
19. Excerpts from Cyrus R. Vance's Report on the Riots in Detroit, July-August 1967
20. Excerpts from the Kerner Commission Report, 1968
21. Progress Report of the Presidential Task Force on Los Angeles Recovery, May 1992
22. Excerpts from the Preliminary and Final Reports of the Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, 2000 and 2001
23. Excerpt from the Draft Report of the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot Commission, December 2005
List of Contributors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- Race relations -- Encyclopedias.
Riots -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Ethnic conflict -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.