Harlem riot

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Harlem riot may refer to:

  • Harlem riot of 1935, trouble that began after rumors circulated that a young child had been severely beaten by a shopkeeper
  • Harlem riot of 1943, disturbances that began after a NYPD policeman shot and wounded a black U.S. Army soldier
  • Harlem riot of 1964, six days of civil disorder that occurred after an African-American teenager was shot and killed by an NYPD lieutenant