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Chicago Race Riot of 1919

  • By: Rhonda Pavlu
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 occurred during the “Red Summer,” a 6-month period when race riots occurred in 25 cities in the United States. This entry describes the Chicago Race Riot, which was one of the most violent and deadly ...

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