Lorna Begg Reaction Paper 3
Resulting from oppressing grievances and trigger events, riots have occurred throughout the United States in various forms. Integral to the study of riots in various cities is the study of a riot’s aftermath. How elites and politicians respond to riots defines not only personal values, but also demonstrates the values, morality, and perceptions prevalent locally and nationally. Here, I examine the responses of three mayors after three separate riots in Chicago and New York City and what resulted from these responses.