Newark Riot Event Spreadsheet

The data collected shows assault by police and looting have the most numbers from the events. The data fit with the label uprising. Uprising is a spontaneous upsurge of protest or violent expression of
discontent, something with political content, but short of a full-fledged revolutionary act. This does not change my mind about the police being the key feature of the label. There was tension for other reasons in the black community before the riot started, but police brutality became the main reason for the violence. The looting was the rioters and the assault on police was the result of the anger at the police brutality of the cab driver. There was a large number of assaults by police on rioters and civilians which contributed to more violence.

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