Occupied Territory

  title={Occupied Territory},
  author={Simon Balto},
In July 1919, an explosive race riot forever changed Chicago. For years, black southerners had been leaving the South as part of the Great Migration. Their arrival in Chicago drew the ire and scorn of many local whites, including members of the city’s political leadership and police department, who generally sympathized with white Chicagoans and viewed black migrants as a problem population. During Chicago’s Red Summer riot, patterns of extraordinary brutality, negligence, and discriminatory… 
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  • Sociology, Political Science
    Critical Studies on Terrorism
  • 2022
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  • Law
    Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race
  • 2019
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