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BLACK_STUDIES_BRANDEN_OUTLINE_LITTLE_B - The Condemnation...

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The Condemnation of Little B Chapter I. Scapegoat A. Displays topic of how blacks are tried in court harder then blacks a. Harsher sentances b. Little B committed regular outbreaks like most young teens b.i. Always received rash punishments c. Mother a Crackhead d. 2000 dollar reward for information e. White kid crimes were worse and looked down upon less f. Impoverished areas f.i. Due to crack epidemic f.i.1. Once flourishing areas Chapter II. Shadow of the Dome A. Segregated south that was dependent on cotton a. Started off as a state free of slavery b. Was a push for slavery due to demand of cotton B. WWII brought Georgia out of depression a. Led to a lot of job b. Big companies rooted in Georgia for making army materials C. North America Free Trade Agreement a. Hundreds of thousands lost jobs D. Black defranchisement a. Confined them to industrial ghettos a.i. Did this by taking away the right to vote a.i.1. Incarceration through drugs a.i.2. Literacy tests
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E. Olympic games a. Needed to reduce crime a.i. Supposedly reduced crimed a.ii. Later numbers came out as to how leading officials had just left out certain numbers of crimes a.iii. Was silenced b. Many groups funded the “cleaning up of crime” b.i. Basically meant cleaning up of ghettos b.ii. Mass exodus of black housing to areas away from Olympic grounds b.ii.1. Black left due to promises of better housing in the future b.ii.2. 92% of blacks were not able to “qualify” for the housing c. Due to Olympic games c.i. There was and increase in business in Atlanta c.i.1. Large technological hub c.ii. Altanta had become “unfit” for the little b’s c.ii.1. Thugs were not wanted and were the exact crime they were trying to fight d. Leading official controlled public funds and used them for the reverse “white flight” d.i. Whites wanted to return to the city d.ii. “White society is deeply implicated in the ghetto” pg.72 F. Bluffs a. Showed up everywhere in Atlanta showing a growing social problem a.i. Most people working everyday still can’t afford housing a.ii. In areas like Mississippi 80% of blacks are poor G. Police Brutality a. Rodney king beating b. Extensive times that blacks have been shot like the man shot at 41 times, 19 reaching the body, unarmed
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H. Little B a. Selling drugs at age of 10 to white and black a.i. Apprehended by cops but never taken to jail a.ii. Skipped school but nobody noticed b. 1/5 children in poverty c. Little B “fell through the cracks” d. Considered himself a crackbaby e. Ghettos have changed due to AIDS and crack epidemic I. Tameka a. Baby that choked on cockroach b. Blamed it on parenting and cleanliness of apartment b.i. Did not take into account bad trash dump near complex or b.ii. polluted bodies of water around area J. Superpredator a. Beastiality of black men b. “If your going to do a big boy crime then your going to do big boy time” c. Youngest boy tried as an adult for murder, 11 year old black boy d. Killers in new york park (33 boys supposedly)
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ECON 118 taught by Professor Loster during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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