Detroit and New York City Riots (24 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 21 June, race riots simultaneously broke out in Detroit and New York. In Detroit, 34 persons died and 700 were injured. In Harlem, NYC, 6 people died.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Detroit and New York City Riots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 27 October 2016.]