White Night Riot

North American Anarchist Vol. 1, No. 1, October/November 1979

Issue 1 of the North American Anarchist newspaper, with articles on an occupation by BART mechanics in San Francisco, Canadian anarchists banned from entering the US, an introduction to the Anarchist Communist Federation of North America, the "White Night Riot" following the murder of Harvey Milk, day labour, repression against Greek anarchists, new technology, anarchist feminist notes, Czechoslovakia after '68, reviews of Apocalypse Now and You Can't Blow Up A Social Relationship, anti-nuclear actions, prison news, and more.

The San Francisco “White Night” Riots of 1979: Bruce Martinez

An essay on the causes of the 1979 "White Night Riots" and the role of harassment by the San Francisco Police in contributing the violent self defence by the large LGBTQ community in the city.

1979: The White Night Riot

Brief history of what became known as the White Night Riots in the aftermath of the murder of openly gay supervisor Harvey Milk and progressive mayor George Muscone.