TITLE

Trouble Across the Tracks

PUB. DATE
July 1970
SOURCE
Time;7/20/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the race riots in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The cause of the riot is apparently a bottle throwing incident after an Independence Day dance and was allegedly initiated by the African American community inhabiting the western part of the area. The article further highlights the root cause of the grievances of the African American community of the locality of Asbury Park.
ACCESSION #
53803396

 

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