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Rage in the Gate City: The Story of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot Summary é 105 Õ In September 1906 triggered by sensational newspaper accounts accusing black men of sexually assaulting white women Atlanta’s simmering racial tension exploded Over four days of rioting mobs of violent whites killed at least In September 1906 triggered by sensational newspaper accounts accusing black men of sexually assaulting white women Atlanta’s simmering racial tension exploded Over four days of rioting mobs of violent whites killed at least 10 blacks looted black owned businesses and ransacked homes and neighborhoods In the days. Hrmmm I've decided I need to become an expert on Atlanta's history Let's start here

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Judices that existed in both the black and white communitiesReleased on the 100 year anniversary of the riots Rage in the Gate City provides a compelling narrative of the events during the month that shaped Atlanta and explores uestions of race and class prejudice that are as relevant today as they were a century a. This attempt at a narrative nonfiction is at times choppy and leaves you wanting But the journalistic style keeps the facts of Atlanta's troubled racial past at the forefront and is an important contribution to telling the full story of American history

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Rage in the Gate City The Story of the 1906 Atlanta Race RiotImmediately following the riot black and white leaders came together in an unprecedented move setting the stage for Atlanta’s emergence as the “city too busy to hate” decades later But while their business first attitude may have uelled the most overt rhetoric and raging violence it also reinforced class pre. This is a must read for anyone unfamiliar with the 1906 Atlanta race riots Rebecca Burns is a respected journalistand that might be why this book reads like a newspaper article than a novel I wish she had chosen a story telling like style but the impact of the events can still be felt with her straightforward approach