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Omaha Race Riot Of 1919
... The Omaha Race Riot occurred in Omaha, Nebraska, on September 28–29, 1919 ... The race riot resulted in the brutal lynching of Will Brown, a black worker the death of two white men the attempted hanging of the mayor Edward Parsons Smith and a public rampage by thousands of whites who set ... It followed more than 20 race riots that occurred in major industrial cities of the United States during the Red Summer of 1919 ...

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