A bloody riot erupted in East St. Louis in the summer of 1917 that resulted in the massacre of dozens of African Americans. Bachelier argues that the history of the history of the riot is also telling about views about race both at the time and since.
"Hidden History: The Whitewashing of the 1917 East St. Louis Riot,"
The Confluence (2009-2020): Vol. 9
, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lindenwood.edu/confluence_2009/vol9/iss1/3