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Sat, 2017-Jul-29 02:05 UTC
Length - 1:46
Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 397,727 views on Friday, 28 July 2017 our article of the day is Silent Parade.
The Negro Silent Protest Parade was a silent march of 8,000–10,000 African Americans along Fifth Avenue starting at 57th Street in New York City on July 28, 1917. The event was organized by the NAACP, church, and community leaders to protest violence directed towards African Americans, such as recent lynchings in Waco and Memphis. The parade was precipitated by the East St. Louis riots in May and July 1917 where at least 40 black people were killed by white mobs who had been whipped into a frenzy by labor unions in order to resist strike breaking efforts.
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