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The Black Lives Matter movement /

by Parks, Peggy J [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2018]Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781682822852; 1682822850.Subject(s): Black lives matter movement | African Americans -- Civil rights | United States -- Race relations | Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States | African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century | Racism -- United States | African Americans -- Civil rights | Black lives matter movement | Racial profiling in law enforcement - -- United States | United States -- Race relations
Contents:
The dangerous divide between Black citizens and police -- The formation of a movement -- The backlash -- Law enforcement accountability -- Improving policing, strengthening relationships.
Summary: Black Lives Matter was born in July 2013 after a jury exonerated the killer of an unarmed black youth named Trayvon Martin. Since that time it has become known as a formidable, often controversial, civil rights movement that seeks equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole.Summary: This book explores the Black Lives Matter movement that was launched in 2013 to address civil rights issues against African American citizens, and its appeal for equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole. It covers the divide between black citizens and the police, the formation of the movement, its detractors, law enforcement accountability, and improving policing and strengthening relationships.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Black Lives Matter was born in July 2013 after a jury exonerated the killer of an unarmed black youth named Trayvon Martin. Since that time it has become known as a formidable, often controversial, civil rights movement that seeks equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole.

Grade 9 to 12.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-70) and index.

The dangerous divide between Black citizens and police -- The formation of a movement -- The backlash -- Law enforcement accountability -- Improving policing, strengthening relationships.

Grades 9-12.

Black Lives Matter was born in July 2013 after a jury exonerated the killer of an unarmed black youth named Trayvon Martin. Since that time it has become known as a formidable, often controversial, civil rights movement that seeks equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole.

This book explores the Black Lives Matter movement that was launched in 2013 to address civil rights issues against African American citizens, and its appeal for equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole. It covers the divide between black citizens and the police, the formation of the movement, its detractors, law enforcement accountability, and improving policing and strengthening relationships.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction: Fighting for Equality (p. 4)
  • Chapter 1 The Dangerous Divide Between Black Citizens and Police (p. 8)
  • Chapter 2 The Formation of a Movement (p. 20)
  • Chapter 3 The Backlash (p. 31)
  • Chapter 4 Law Enforcement Accountability (p. 43)
  • Chapter 5 Improving Policing, Strengthening Relationships (p. 54)
  • Source Notes (p. 65)
  • For Further Research (p. 71)
  • Index (p. 74)
  • Picture Credits (p. 79)
  • About the Author (p. 80)

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