During the Black Panther trials in New Haven 50 years ago this summer, a remarkable group of leaders helped calm a boisterous crowd of protesters.
The nation was torn apart by disastrous riots in a hundred cities and towns, with lasting results.
After Fort Sumter fell, a secessionist mob in Baltimore rioted and blocked the passage of Federal troops to Washington, D.C
A Five-day Battle for New York Reveals the Birthing Pains of Our Democracy
The GIs came home to find that a political machine had taken over their Tennessee county. What they did about it astounded the nation.
BLOOD FLOWED IN THE PERENNIALLY TROUBLESOME COALFIELDS IN 1921, WHEN THOUSANDS OF MINERS DECIDED THEIR RIGHT TO ORGANIZE WAS WORTH FIGHTING FOR
Paul Robeson was giving a concert. It ended in a riot that foreshadowed the McCarthy era of the 1950’s