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  • Sun, 18:19: RT @BashirMohamed: Quick aside - 'Harlem' also known as 'Harlemtown' was a neighbourhood where most of Calgary's Black residents lived. Bel…
  • Sun, 18:19: RT @BashirMohamed: The soldiers continued marching when they eventually arrived at Lou Darby's home. They smashed the fence, broke all the…
  • Sun, 18:19: RT @BashirMohamed: Private Liesk had previously married Lou Darby's sister and this enraged the white soldiers. They attacked him and strip…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @BashirMohamed: The police also managed to rescue Lou Darby who had been hiding with a butcher knife. While being escorted out the sol…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @BashirMohamed: The police, assisted by military police, succeeded in dispersing the crowd at Darby's home. However, the crowd marched…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @BashirMohamed: On Monday, the military announced a inquiry and denied that the attack on Darby's home was a 'riot.' The Mayor, Andrew…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @BashirMohamed: One member of the 49th Battalion was arrested and held in detention as the inquiry progressed. The outcome of the inqui…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @BashirMohamed: Despite this, it is clear that a majority of the soldiers escaped punishment after they were dismissed just outside thei…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @BashirMohamed: Sources: - "Soldiers Storm Home of Negro." - Vancouver Sun, April 8 1940 https://t.co/MmWFSekPan - "Calgary Negro's h…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @BashirMohamed: - "Army Court Will Inquire into Sunday Disturbance." - Calgary Herald April 8, 1940 https://t.co/ZDkLvKoWBA - "Edmonton…