Chicago Riots

There have been several riots in Chicago.

  • Lager Beer Riot, 1855
  • Haymarket affair, 1886
  • Pullman Strike, 1894
  • Chicago Riot of 1919
  • Chicago Rent Strike Riot, 1931
  • Republic Steel Strike, 1937
  • Airport Homes Race Riots, 1946
  • Chicago 1964 race riot
  • Division Street Riots, 1966
  • 1968 Chicago riots (West Side Riots), in the wake of the assassination of Martin Luther King
  • 1968 Democratic National Convention protests
  • Days of Rage Weatherman riot, 1969
  • Chicago riot 1977

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    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)