Synopses & Reviews
The bestselling author of "Volunteer Slavery" presents a revelatory examination of one of America's most serious domestic problems--a wholly unique work that investigates historical and sociological roots and grapples for solutions.
Table of Contents
Dispatches from the occupied zones of North America.Slangin' rocks, Palestinian style /Robin D. G. Kelley --Citizens' Protective League.Persecution of Negroes by roughs and policemen, in the city of New York, August 1900 /compiled by Frank Moss --Portent of disaster and discomforting divergence.Police brutality /Derrick Bell --Elijah Muhammad, the FBI and police-state culture in Chicago.Nation under siege /Claude A. Clegg III --Police violence and the Black community.What did I do to be so Black and blue /Katheryn K. Russell --The cult of racial appearance.Obstacle illusions /Patricia J. Williams --What's new? The truth as usual /Stanley Crouch --Twenty-nine years in the New York Police Department.From the inside looking out /Lieutenant Arthur Doyle --Encounters with the fizz on the American battle.Another day at the front /Ishmael Reed --Organizing resitance and struggling for liberation.Under the veil of suspicion /Richard Austin --Why I joined the Black Panther Party.Point no. 7 : we want an immediate end to police brutality and the murder of Black people /Flores Alexander Forbes --The cases and the cure.The crisis of police brutality and misconduct in America /Ron Daniels.