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Latino CityImmigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000$
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Llana Barber

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469631349

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.001.0001

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The Riots of 1984

The Riots of 1984

(p.121) Four The Riots of 1984
Latino City

Llana Barber

University of North Carolina Press

Chapter Four offers a narrative account of race riots in Lawrence in 1984, and an analysis of how white and Latino Lawrencians viewed the rioting in the context of the city's larger transformations. The riots were the most spectacular and devastating example of the racialized clash in the city, as whites and Latinos attempted to stake their claims with knives, rocks, guns, and Molotov cocktails.

Keywords:   Racism, Riot, Latino, Urban, Deindustrialization, Dominican, Puerto Rican

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