Chicago Haymarket Riot


Historian Yohuru Williams gives a crash course on a riot in Chicago’s Haymarket Square that changed the labor movement in the United States.


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The story of the Haymarket riot and its effects on the labor movement. Descendants of the Chicago union leaders tell the story of this tragic event. Through reenactments, voice over and interviews the story of Haymarket unfolds in this documentary.