Ferguson mayhem, near St. Louis, echoes 1917 East St. Louis, Ill., race riot

The Ferguson violence, north of St. Louis, brings to mind the 1917 East St. Louis, Ill., race riot, which sent thousands of black people fleeing across the Mississippi to St. Louis for safety.
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The best book on the 1917 race riot is Never Been A Time, by Harper Barnes.

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