History Stories
CATEGORY: Riots
Why People Rioted After Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassination
April 2, 2018

Riots broke out in over 100 American cities after King’s murder. Read More

How Stereotypes of the Irish Evolved From ‘Criminals’ to Cops
December 18, 2017

One immigrant group’s journey from outsiders to shaping 20th-century law enforcement. Read More

The ‘Silent’ Protest That Kick-Started the Civil Rights Movement
July 28, 2017

Nearly 50 years before the March on Washington, African Americans took to the streets of New York protest racial inequality. Read More

How Activists Plotted the First Gay Pride Parades
June 9, 2017

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The Most Violent Insurrection in American History
July 5, 2013

The July 1863 draft riots were the largest civilian insurrection in American history. Read More