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We asked you if you wanted an open-access syllabus, you said yes.

We've created an open-access #GoogleDocument๐Ÿ“ with resources about #CardiffRaceRiots1919 and #RaceRiots in #Newport

Visit us here: tinyurl.com/1919syllabus

#Cymru #Hanes #Caerdydd #History
3. In fact, it was @ShaheenCymru who recommended Peter Fryer's 'Staying Power: History of Black Britain" to us a few years ago

plutobooks.com/9780745338309/โ€ฆ

#CardiffRaceRiots1919
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Here are some clippings about the #Cardiff1919Raceriots in the The Cambria Daily Leader. This is in today's edition, Saturday 14th June 1919

#CardiffRaceRiots1919

#Hanes #Cymru #Newyddion #Caerdydd
Here's some more information about the #CambriaLeader. It's published in #Swansea, so these are a screenshot I took from @LLGCymru online because i haven't managed to make it to #Swansea today

#CardiffRaceRiots
#DidYouKnow that the word Cambria comes from #Latin๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น? It's a romanised version of the word #Cymru that was used by the Romans
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1. On Friday 6th June 1919, there was a #RaceRiot in the city of #Newport in #Gwent, #SouthWales. What happened in #Newport had a huge overwhelming effect on #RaceRelations for years to come. Here's a clipping from @nytimes about the #riot
2. As @renireni pointed out in Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race:

"Riots always seem to kick off in the summer." ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

In 1919, there were riots in:

๐Ÿ”ธ#Chicago
๐Ÿ”ธ#Baltimore
๐Ÿ”ธ#Omaha
๐Ÿ”ธ#Newport
๐Ÿ”ธ#Liverpool

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#Cymraeg #History #Cymru #Hanes
3. According to the #history, a #black man insulted a #white woman in #Newport, which lead to an altercation. It kicked off in #GeorgeStreet [see below], where 3000 white people formed into a mob and attacked the houses of the two black people on the street.
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