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Black lives matter /

by Edwards, Sue Bradford [author.]; Harris, Duchess [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Special reports (Essential Library (Firm)): Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing, [2016]Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781624038983; 1624038980.Title notes: YASubject(s): African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Juvenile literature | Racism -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Black lives matter movement | Black lives matter movement | African Americans -- Social conditions | Racial profiling in law enforcement | Racism | United States | African Americans -- Social conditions | Racism | Racial profiling in law enforcement | African Americans -- Social conditions | Racial profiling in law enforcement | African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Juvenile literature | Racism | United States | Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Racism -- United States -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Juvenile literature | 2000-2099 | 2000-2099 | Juvenile works | Juvenile works
Contents:
Michael Brown and Ferguson -- Black Lives in America -- Oscar Grant -- Unequal Justice -- Trayvon Martin -- Police Protection -- Renisha McBride -- Calling for Change.
Summary: "Black Lives Matter covers the shootings that touched off passionate protests, the work of activists to bring about a more just legal system, and the tensions in US society that these events have brought to light." -- Provided by publisher.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Black Lives Matter covers the shootings that touched off passionate protests, the work of activists to bring about a more just legal system, and the tensions in US society that these events have brought to light. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.

Michael Brown and Ferguson -- Black Lives in America -- Oscar Grant -- Unequal Justice -- Trayvon Martin -- Police Protection -- Renisha McBride -- Calling for Change.

"Black Lives Matter covers the shootings that touched off passionate protests, the work of activists to bring about a more just legal system, and the tensions in US society that these events have brought to light." -- Provided by publisher.

Grades 6-12.

YA

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Chapter 1 Michael Brown and Ferguson (p. 6)
  • Chapter 2 Black Lives in America (p. 18)
  • Chapter 3 Oscar Grant (p. 36)
  • Chapter 4 Unequal Justice (p. 48)
  • Chapter 5 Trayvon Martin (p. 56)
  • Chapter 6 Police Protection (p. 72)
  • Chapter 7 Renisha McBride (p. 80)
  • Chapter 8 Calling for Change (p. 88)
  • Essential Facts (p. 100)
  • Glossary (p. 102)
  • Additional Resources (p. 104)
  • Source Notes (p. 105)
  • Index (p. 110)
  • About the Authors (p. 112)

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