Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 begins


Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 begins

On the afternoon of September 22, 1906, Atlanta papers report four separate assaults on white women by Black men, none of which are ever substantiated by hard evidence. Inflamed by these fabrications, and resentful of the city’s growing African American population, white …read more

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Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 begins

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HISTORY

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https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/atlanta-race-riot-of-1906-begins

Access Date

September 22, 2022

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A&E Television Networks

Last Updated

September 22, 2021

Original Published Date

August 31, 2021