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Dean 1Alazia DeanMs. RuthEnglish 102-A01321 Mar. 2020Annotated BibliographyPolice Brutality: A Never-Ending Fight for Freedom"BlackLivesMatter." Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 12 Aug. 2016. Films on Demand, -com.libproxy.kctcs.edu/p_ViewVideo.aspx?xtid=117844&loid=428334&tScript=0#.This documentary explains the purpose and growth of the Black Lives Matter Movementand how police brutality affects it. One of the key points is the target put on African Americans’ backs by law enforcement and how this creates a lack of trust within the community. There was a city outrage in Baltimore in 2015 inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. that re-sparked the anger from the 1960s. With racial profiling an active habit ofpolice officers, cities like Baltimore and Chicago are still fighting for change. The film contains interviews with people who have all been affected by police savagery - ranging from losing loved ones to being a part of the system themselves. Former Baltimore Police Officer, Michael A Wood Jr., stated that a person cannot participate in a system deeply rooted with racism and still be good. This film along with those in it provided an insight into a fraction of the lives affected by law enforcement. It encompasses the manyissues America still hasn’t improved and illustrates the damage it will continue to cause in our society.
Dean 2“Editorial: Antwon Rose’s Death Reminds Us That in Many Police Departments, Deadly Force Is Too Routine.” Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA), 27 June 2018. Newspaper Source, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nfh&AN=2W62945013827&site=ehost-live&scope=site. This article depicts the pain and emotion tied to every police killing. The author lists many stories of police shootings that occurred after Antwon Rose Jr. 's death. Rose was a 17-year-old black male who, along with another passenger, fled from a car stopped by the police. There was a recording of the incident that showed Rose getting shot in the back three times. Due to the increasing number of deaths by police, Campaign Zero was created. They examined the use of force policies in 99 of the 100 largest police departments in America and created eight common-sense reforms designed to end killings. They found that not one department enforced all eight of the policies. This article shows readers that law enforcement recognizes that changes need to be made, but will not accept the policies required to make it happen.“EDITORIAL: Bias Training: State Police Need a Comprehensive Program.” PittsburghPost-Gazette (PA), 6 Feb. 2020. Newspaper Source, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nfh&AN=2W64265269259&site=ehost-live&scope=site.