What brought race and ethnic relations to the forefront again in the 1980s?
It was actually an accumulation of several incidents.
- Although it was actually in 1979, the Iranian hostage crisis of the U.S. embassy in Tehran created tensions that carried into the 1980s.
- The 1981 Brixton Riot
- Handsworth Riots in both 1981 and 1985
- The Broadwater Farm Riot in 1985
- White supremacist movement in the Marquette Park area of Chicago involving firebombings of homes and other violence
- Jesse Jackson ran for president.
- Jesse Jackson referred to New York City by a disparaging name, referring to the Jewish population.
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There have been several ethnic cleansings/genocides in modern Turkish history. The largest was the Armenian Genocide with 1.8 million Armenians murdered. There were also a number of massacres of Greek civilians during the Balkan Wars and the War of Turkish Independence. During the 1980s to the present, there has been repression and cultural cleansing of the Kurds. (However, the Kurds were not murdered en masse, so there was no ethnic cleansing per se.)
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The list of the Internet and PC what-ifs are: What if Google Maps were invented in the 1980s? What if YouTube was invented in the 1980s? What if Wikipedia was invented in the 1980s? What if Myspace was invented in the 1980s? What if Yahoo was invented in the 1980s? What if Facebook was invented in the 1980s? What if Twitter was invented in the 1980s? What if Deviant Art was invented in the 1980s…
Nothing happened to Skylab in the mid 1980s. It was no longer existence at that time. When satellites grow too old to be useful they are brought down from orbit so they burn up in the upper atmosphere and are destroyed. SkyLab was brought down from orbit the same way but it was so large and so heavy it was not completely destroyed in the upper atmosphere. Skylab fell back to Earth on 11 July…