Ethnic Cleansing Examples


Information on ethnic cleansing of African Americans in the United States, including where and when the events took place and how many African Americans were displaced.

Early Findings

  • From the 1860s to the 1920s racial cleansing took place in the cities and towns across the United States.

Harrison, Arkansas

East St. Louis Race War

The Rosewood Masacre

The Red Summer

  • In the summer of 1919 racial violence erupted across the United States.

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