13 Urban Crisis Riots and Crime 1960-1990

13 Urban Crisis Riots and Crime 1960-1990 - Urban Crisis...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/14/11 The fatal shooting of Powell stirred Negro rioters to race through Harlem streets Urban Crisis: Riots and Crime 1960-1990 Urban decline accelerated after riots Cinti lost 67,000 residents in 1970s – 20% of pop crime matters as does perception of crime
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3/14/11 Incident at 133rd St. and Seventh Ave. last night as Harlem was torn by disorder for 1964 Harlem Police shooting of 15-year-old James Powell (knife) "Come on, shoot another nigger!“ 6 nights, 1 dead, 465 arrested
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3/14/11 Watts 1965 June 13, Arrest of drunk driver Marquette Frye Resisting arrest, crowd involvement 35,000 rioters National Guard; 3,952 arrest 1,000 buildings burned, loot damaged 34 killed (28 black)
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3/14/11 What was going on? Kenneth B. Clark (Psychologist, City College) " The Wonder is There Have Been So Few Riots " ( NY TIMES, Sept 1965) "The dark ghettoes now represent a nuclear stockpile which can annihilate the very foundations of America.“ "The inmates of the ghetto have no realistic stake in respecting property because in a basic sense they do not possess it." Riots, rebellion, hoodlumism
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course HIST 616 taught by Professor Davidstradling during the Winter '11 term at University of Cincinnati.

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