Thursday, October 19, 2017

Race and Policing: Links for Class

These are links my students found related to Race and Policing after our discussion of Between the World in Me. 

YH: 

The Cases Where US Officers Have Faced Charges: 
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-30339943

When Should Officers Use Deadly Force? 
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/08/use-of-deadly-force-police/402181/


AM: 

Concrete Account -- Eric Garner
https://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/14/nyregion/eric-garner-police-chokehold-staten-island.html

General Analysis -- Police are almost never charged with a crime in these instances


JR: 

Eric Garner: https://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/06/14/nyregion/eric-garner-police-chokehold-staten-island.html

Andrew Rosenthal, "The FBI's Phantom Black Menace" 

NW:

George Zimmerman:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Zimmerman

Charles Blow, New York Times: The Whole System Failed Trayvon Martin

JM: 

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/13/nyregion/police-keep-using-chokeholds-despite-bans-and-scrutiny.html (on chokeholds and what is being done about them in wake of Garner)


LR: 

Eric Garner: 

CNN, "Was a New York Police Officer's Use of a Chokehold Necessary?"


IB:

A conservative response to the Trayvon Martin killing -- actually George Zimmerman is not your friend, conservatives:

https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/conservatives-and-the-trayvon-martin-case/

Charles Blow, "The Curious Case of Trayvon Martin"


NM: 

What it means to be in police custody:

BBC: "Freddie Gray's Death in Police Custody: What We Know"


WK: 

In Tamir Rice Case, Many Errors by Cleveland Police, Then a Fatal One: 

A Better Standard for the Use of Deadly Force:



CL: 

(Lexis Nexis links)
Charles Blow, New York Times, "The Curious Case of Trayvon Martin" (See IB)

Canberra Times, "Crackdown on Profiling" 



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