Translation of race riot in Spanish:

race riot

disturbio racial, n.

noun

  • 1

    disturbio racial masculine
    • Yet few people knew about the worst race riot in America's past.
    • The 1921 race riot was sparked by a confrontation between whites who had gone to Tulsa's courthouse to lynch a black man accused of sexually assaulting a white woman and black men who showed up to stop them.
    • The race riot that year roused a decade of civil and social rights initiatives and gave special urgency to the need for protection from an array of injustice.
    • I describe it as a race riot because I think this is something that has been coming for some time.
    • White resistance to further expansion, exacerbated by the postwar competition for jobs and rising political tensions, strained racial amity and led to a bloody race riot in 1919.
    • A major race riot was triggered when a white gang began attacking Asian people at random after a minor disagreement, a jury heard yesterday.
    • What are the causes of the race riot that occurred in such a place?
    • Everyone wanted to stress that it was not a race riot and it was not, in the sense that there was no obvious hostility to any one community.
    • In the past quarter-century, every major race riot in this country has been sparked by a police action against a black person that was widely seen as an excessive use of force.
    • The violence is the worst since the race riots of 1969, which claimed the lives of hundreds of ethnic Chinese.
    • She is about 13 years old, living proof of the tensions that have grown up over decades in Redfern, passing down the generations and exploding into a full-blown race riot.
    • When he rose to power in 1981, the country still bore scars from violent race riots and a long fight against a stubborn communist insurgency.
    • The area began to look like a war zone as the inhabitants dealt with a race riot and the greed of few landlords who were able to make more money burning down their buildings rather than renting them out.
    • The last race riot of this type occurred in Detroit in 1943.
    • In response to a Tallahassee race riot in August 1944, the association condemned mob violence and supported the governor and police for quick action in suppressing the violence.
    • With the deprivation and grimness of daily life ever more menacing, the race riot of 1935 seemed foreordained.
    • The violence was the latest in a wave of race riots in the northern English towns of Burnley, Leeds and Oldham, which all have large Asian communities.
    • During Chicago's 1919 race riot, an Irish gang tried to enlist allies among eastern European immigrants living near the stockyards by scapegoating blacks.
    • Many second-generation Muslims are not well integrated into UK society and say they face discrimination and unemployment, especially in smaller cities like Bradford, the site of a race riot.
    • Discrimination and violence again awaited returning black servicemen, and race riots erupted in 1919.