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Title Who do you serve, who do you protect? : police violence and resistance in the United States / edited by Maya Schenwar, Joe Macaré and Alana Yu-lan ; foreword by Alicia Garza
Published Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2016
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Contents Foreword / Alicia Garza -- Introduction / Maya Schenwar, Joe Macaré and Alana Yu-lan Price -- Part I. Police failing to serve and protect. Killing the future : the theft of Black life / Nicholas Powers -- Ring of snitches : how Detroit police slapped false murder convictions on young Black men / Aaron Miguel Cantu -- Amid shootings, Chicago Police Department upholds culture of impunity / Sarah Macaraeg and Alison Flowers -- Beyond Homan Square : US history is steeped in torture / Adam Hudson -- "Never again a world without us" : the many tentacles of state violence against Black-Brown-Indigenous communities / Roberto Rodriguez -- Killing Africa / William C. Anderson -- Say her name : what it mean to center Black women's experiences of police violence / Andrea J. Ritchie -- Your pregnancy may subject you to even more law enforcement violence / Victoria Law -- Black parenting matters : raising children in a world of police terror / Eisa Nefertari Ulen -- Part II. Communities building resistance and alternative. Big dreams and bold steps toward a police-free future / Rachel Herzig -- We charge genocide : the emergence of a movement / Asha Rosa, Monica Trinidad and Page May -- Heeding the call : Black women fighting for Black lives that matter / Thandisizwe Chimurenga -- Our history and our dreams : building Black and Native solidarity / Kelly Hayes -- A new year's resolution : don't call the police / Mike Ludwig -- Community groups work to provide emergency medical alternatives, separate from police / Candice Bernd -- Building community safety : practical steps toward liberatory transformation / Ejeris Dixon -- Acknowledgments -- About the editors and contributors -- Notes -- Index
Summary Explores the reality of US police violence against Black, Brown and Indigenous communities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-197) and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 14, 2018)
Subject Discrimination in law enforcement -- United States.
Police brutality -- United States.
Police misconduct -- United States.
Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States.
Social movements -- United States -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Essays.
Essays.
Form Electronic book
Author Garza, Alicia, 1981- author of foreword
Macaré, Joe, editor
Price, Alana Yu-lan, editor
Schenwar, Maya, editor
ISBN 1608466841 (electronic bk.)
9781608466849 (electronic bk.)