- The 1966 Hough Riots
July 18, 1966 to July 24, 1966 Cuyahoga, Ohio Race-Relations, Riot, Cleveland
During the late night hours of July 18, 1966, 26-year-old Joyce Arnett walked through Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood with two friends. As they approached E. 83rd Street, police officers ushered them into the second floor of a nearby building. The police presence had recently arrived to disperse a large crowd that had gathered on the street. Mrs. Arnett, a mother of three who lived nearby, ventured...