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Denver’s Chinatown

Updated 2022-02-05
  • Anti-Chinese Riot, 1880

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    On Halloween in 1880, amid rising anti-Chinese sentiment in Colorado and across the West, a white mob ransacked Denver's Chinatown. In one of Colorado's worst episodes of racial violence, the mob beat one Chinese man to death, injured dozens more, and destroyed Chinese homes and businesses.
    Anti-Chinese Riot, 1880
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