Definition of "race riot" []

  • (noun) A riot caused by racial hatred or dissension.

Use "race riot" in a sentence

  • "There is a strange ghostlike way an observer can walk unseen through the middle of a race riot simply by not being involved."
  • "Dante, being a good person who felt exactly the same way about that stupid fight — which the prosecution has shamelessly blown up into a mini race riot — immediately agreed to meet Feifer later that night."
  • "He taught at Scarritt, and he almost single handedly prevented a race riot at Fisk by calling a judge, the Governor, and other prominent people and telling them not to send the police or interfere with what was happening."

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