Race riots erupt in the UK

Hawking, Lucy
May 2001
New York Amsterdam News;05/31/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 22, p2
Reports that race riots occurred in northern England on May 26, 2001, following a fight between two boys, a White and an Asian. Spread of the violence across the town of Oldham; Inception of tension in Oldham since April 2001 when the anti-immigrant faction, the British National Party, had started to campaign in the area; Reputation of the Asian community in Great Britain as a peaceful one.


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