Riots of the 21st Century

Historically, riots leave us with more questions than answers. Why do they happen? What makes them turn from peaceful demonstrations to violent uprisings? Can riots be predicted or prevented?

Social media, bias and partisan media, politics, and incorrect information being spread are just some of the factors that lead to intensified situations. Below you’ll find some hard data on recent riots, similarities in crimes between them, boiling points, and the impact they’ve left on our country. What are the factors that precede a riot and can we see the writing on the wall? Is your city next?

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