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Home > Books, History, Quotes, Reading > What I’m Reading: Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters – 22 in a series – “…threats of violence or actual violence.”

What I’m Reading: Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters – 22 in a series – “…threats of violence or actual violence.”

October 19th, 2019

“Violence also dictated the limits of integrated swimming in Philadelphia in the early 1940s. A local reformer noted that “even though geographically available, a recreational facility may be made unavailable to an individual or group by various social devices, among the more obvious of which are threats of violence or actual violence.”

From Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters: The Struggle over Segregated Recreation in America by Victoria W. Wolcott

Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters: The Struggle over Segregated Recreation in America by Victoria W. Wolcott

 

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