CHICAGO WEST SIDE RACE RIOTS (1968)

[mashshare] Chicago “West Side” Race Riots – 1968 The 1968 Chicago riots were sparked by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was shot while standing on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968 at 6:01 pm. Violence and chaos followed, with blacks flooding […]