Tulsa Star, 1 January 1921
JAP STARTS RACE RIOT (By The Associated Negro Press) Sydney, Australia, Dec. 30. An armed Japanese, claiming racial equality, equality, ran amuck in Broome, Western Australia, the center of the pearling industry, where large numbers of Japanese Japanese are employed. In a general riot which followed two Japanese were killed and a number number of others were wounded. Two white policemen were injured. Later the riot act was read and all whites were sworn in as special constables. constables. They were quickly organized and armed and, under army officers, began patrolling the town and disarming disarming all Japanese.