Outbreak of 'Watts' race riots in Los Angeles (16 words)

Historical Context Note

Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
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On 11 August 1965, violence broke out in the district of Watts, in Los Angeles, leaving 34 people dead.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Outbreak of 'Watts' race riots in Los Angeles". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 October 2008
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=3443, accessed 20 March 2018.]

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  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s

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