Home » Blog » Black History » This Day In Black History: August 11 This Day In Black History: August 11 August 11, 2018 AK Rose 0 Black History, Marquette Frye and his family were arrested, sparking the massive Watts Riots. Source: https://rediscovering-black-history.blogs.archives.gov/2015/08/11/doj-litigation-case-file-on-the-watts-riot-august-11-17-1965/ Tweet Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Tags: Black History Previous: This Day In Black History: August 10 Next: Top Trump Ally Suspends Campaign After Corruption Indictment Related posts Today in Black History – Condoleezza Rice was born Today in Black History - Condoleezza Rice was born Today in Black History – Nat Turner Executed from Black Facts Nate Turner Executed Source: Blackfacts.com - Nat Turner Executed. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.