Revisit: KNOXVILLE RACE RIOT (1919)

The Knoxville Race Riot in Knoxville, Tennessee, was one of several race riots that took place in the “Red Summer” of 1919. The so-called “Red Summer” of 1919 was a series of violent riots, predominantly whites against blacks, which lasted from May until October of that year and resulted in an estimated six hundred deaths across the nation. Continue reading Revisit: KNOXVILLE RACE RIOT (1919)