The Harlem Riot of 1943: African-Americans Fight Back for Equality

The 1943 Harlem riot began on August 1 in three different places. Crowds gathered in front of Hotel Braddock, in which the incident had taken place, and two other locations: Sydenham hospital and the 28th precinct stationhouse. The angry crowd dispersed throughout the city throwing stones at windows and looting shops; chaos ensued in the […]

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