from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A riot caused by racial hatred or dissension.
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- n. a riot caused by hatred for one another of members of different races in the same community
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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.