Police, Black Community Disconnect Unresolved Essay

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Arnett, Autumn. "Scholars: Police, Black Community Disconnect Unresolved." Diverse: Issues In Higher Education32.3 (2015): 6-8. Academic Search Premier. Web. 18 Nov. 2015. In this article Arnett argues that in different colleges across the United States African-Americans are dealing with the abusive force of police officers. Some supporting points that back this up are that she talks about the dog attack on a student at Norfolk State University, she has an associate professor from the University of Louisiana talk about the contentious relationship between African-Americans and police, and she also talks about how police officers are never accountable for attacking African-Americans. I agree with Arnett in many ways because police officers do not treat everyone the same way. The color your skin determines how police will confront you and treat you. This article will be beneficial to my paper on police brutality because it contains people’s interactions with police and how the outcome would’ve been different if they weren’t Black. Another reason is because it deals with problems that officers have at colleges and since there are many events lately that have dealt with abusive cops at college campuses, it is still very much relevant.
Chaney, Cassandra, and Ray Robertson. "Racism And Police Brutality In America." Journal Of African American Studies 17.4 (2013): 480-505. Academic Search Premier. Web. 18 Nov. 2015. Chaney and Robertson argue that it has been over 20 years since…

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