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Policing Racial Violence:1919 and Beyond

In 1919, what role did police play in calming the riots or fueling them? How did various communities view the police in 1919 and what has changed today? Join Robin Robinson, special advisor for community affairs at the Chicago Police Department and Simon Balto, assistant professor of history at the University of Iowa and author of Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power, for a talk about law enforcement and the nature of racial violence from 1919 to the present.
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When & Where

Chicago History Museum
Plenty of tickets
Tuesday, October 15
7:00 PM