Police Brutality: An Anthology

Police Brutality: An Anthology

Jill Nelson Robin D.G. Kelley Richard Austin Flores Alexander Forbes Ron Daniels Frank Moss Derrick A. Bell Claude Andrew Clegg III / Sep 19, 2019

Police Brutality An Anthology Ignited by the infamous shooting of Amadou Diallo unarmed and innocent at the hands of New York City police officers journalist Jill Nelson was moved to assemble this landmark anthology on the topi

  • Title: Police Brutality: An Anthology
  • Author: Jill Nelson Robin D.G. Kelley Richard Austin Flores Alexander Forbes Ron Daniels Frank Moss Derrick A. Bell Claude Andrew Clegg III
  • ISBN: 9780393321630
  • Page: 205
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ignited by the infamous shooting of Amadou Diallo, unarmed and innocent, at the hands of New York City police officers, journalist Jill Nelson was moved to assemble this landmark anthology on the topic of police violence and brutality an indispensable collection of twelve groundbreaking Ebony essays by a range of contributors among them academics, historians, social cIgnited by the infamous shooting of Amadou Diallo, unarmed and innocent, at the hands of New York City police officers, journalist Jill Nelson was moved to assemble this landmark anthology on the topic of police violence and brutality an indispensable collection of twelve groundbreaking Ebony essays by a range of contributors among them academics, historians, social critics, a congressman, and an ex New York City police detective This important and valuable book Emerge places a centuries old issue in much needed historical and intellectual context, and underscores the profound influence police brutality has had in shaping the American identity S hould be read by anyone concerned about ending brutality, and should be required reading in police academies throughout America Charles J Ogletree, Jr Harvard Law School Without hysteria or hyperbole, Nelson examines the issue of police abuse in literary form Emerge A memorable and useful contribution to an increasingly volatile national dialogue Publishers Weekly N ot only timely, but explores and exposes the sickness of this unbalanced, uncivilized Western pastime thoroughly Chuck D of Public Enemy, author of Fight the Power Rap, Race, and Reality

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      • Jill Nelson Robin D.G. Kelley Richard Austin Flores Alexander Forbes Ron Daniels Frank Moss Derrick A. Bell Claude Andrew Clegg III

        Jill Nelson was born and raised in Harlem and has been a working journalist for over twenty years She is a graduate of the City College of New York and the Columbia School of Journalism Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Essence, The Washington Post, The Nation, Ms The Chicago Tribune and the Village Voice Jill was a staff writer for the Washington Post Magazine during its first years of existence, and was named Washington D.C Journalist of the Year for her work there She freelances and lectures widely, and writes a twice monthly column, On the Verge, for NiaOnline and is a monthly contributor to the Op Ed page of USA Today She was a professor of Journalism at the City College of New York from 1998 to 2003 Jill lectures widely on race, gender, politics, media, writing and other topics from the author s website


    493 Comments

    1. Police Brutality: An Anthology by Jill Nelson is not the kind of book you hope is timeless however a reading of the text nearly 20 years after its initial publishing proves just that. The anthology is broken down into different perspectives: both historical and political as well as an insider account from a former New York Police Department Officer. While each writer approaches the issue by first outlining historic police-community relations and then showing how that relationship has manifested [...]


    2. most of the material in this anthology emphatically connects-the-dots on major themes or conclusions about police in the United States. e.g increasingly militarized police forces operate under paradigms of war and colonialism; that police murders and assaults on Black and Latino victims in the 1990's occurred within a long historical context of police brutality and racism; that divisive fear-based political rhetoric around race and class has perpetuated a shift of public resources away from scho [...]


    3. This book I used for references to a particular story that is in the pages. It was very Helpful and is still one of the books i suggest to anyone looking for a reference book on its subject police burtality.


    4. One of the best and most thorough accounts I have seen of the history and development of the Prison Industrial Complex and its direct links to slavery and racism.


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