Slumbering Fires in Harlem.

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      Riots kept the center of Harlem, New York, N.Y. in turmoil for the entire evening and night of March 19-20. The deaths were few, the injuries and arrests numerous. The stores that were raided were owned by Jews, white Gentiles, and African Americans. The riot was preceded by a determined movement among the colored residents of Harlem to obtain employment for some of their number in the many stores which owe their very existence to African American patronage. With respect to hospitals and other public institutions, there are countless reasons for public unrest in West Harlem. The only municipal hospital in this area is the Harlem Hospital, for years past a storm center because of shocking overcrowding.