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Police Power, Riots and Urban Unrest in Paris and New York

Author(s): Cathy Lisa Schneider

Journal: lo Squaderno
ISSN 1973-9141

Volume: 4;
Issue: 14;
Start page: 7;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Protests and Riots / Proteste e rivolte | lo Squaderno No. 14

On the night of July 18, 1964, three weeks after Lyndon Johnson signed the civil rights act, New York City police lieutenant Thomas Gilligan shot and killed James Powell, a 15-year-old black student outside his high school in upper Manhattan.

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