The University of Arizona

From the Rural South to the Urban North: the Influence of Interracial Relations in Black and Tans on the 1919 Chicago Race Riot

Jennifer Bates

Abstract


From the Rural South to the Urban North: the Influence of Interracial Relations in Black and Tans on the 1919 Chicago Race Riot examines how tensions over racial mixing, primarily between Irish immigrants and newly arrived Southern blacks, in Black and Tan social clubs influenced Chicago's 1919 race riot.

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