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“The DOJ Report: Shallow Oversight, Vague Enforcement” :: Dr. James L. Taylor, Guest

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"The DOJ Report: Shallow Oversight, Vague Enforcement"

 

Does the report or the path established by the DOJ adequate to address the findings and the "new jim crow" era of police terrorism against Black people in America?

Guest, Dr. James Lance Taylor, Past President of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists; Author,“Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcom X to Barack Obama “ 

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The Department of Justice issued a report on Wednesday detailing what it alleged was the Ferguson Police Department’s pattern of racial bias and violations of people’s Constitutional rights.

Shortly after the release, Attorney General Eric Holder held a news conference in which he said the police had created a "highly toxic environment" for the residents of Ferguson, especially for blacks.

"These policing practices disproportionately harm African American residents," Holder said, according to prepared remarks from the news conference. "In fact, our review of the evidence found no alternative explanation for the disproportionate impact on African American residents other than implicit and explicit racial bias."

According to the report, between 2012 and 2014, blacks made up 85 percent of the department’s vehicle stops, 90 percent of citations, and 93 percent of arrests, even though they comprise just 67 percent of Ferguson’s population.

In the 105-page report, the Department of Justice described numerous accounts from Ferguson residents about their interactions with police officers.

 

Does the report or the path established by the DOJ adequate to address the findings and the "new jim crow" era of police terrorism against Black people in America?

 

ABOUT Dr. James Lance Taylor 
CHAIR, PROFESSOR Urban Studies, University of San Francisco 

Dr. James Lance Taylor is author of the book Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama, which earned 2011 "Outstanding Academic Title" -Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (January 2012). (Ranked top 3 percent of 25,000 books submitted and top 8 percent of 7,300 actually accepted for review by the American Library Association). He is the Immediate Past President of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS), an important organization of African American, African, and Afro Caribbean political scientists in the United States.

He is associate professor and Chair of the Department of Politics at the University of San Francisco. His undergraduate degree is from Pepperdine University and his graduate degrees were earned at the University of Southern California (USC). He has taught previously as a Visiting Associate Professor of political science at Saint Louis University in Madrid, Spain and political science and African American Studies at University of California, Berkeley.

He is co-editor and an author with Katherine Tate (UC Irvine) and Mark Sawyer UCLA Something’s in the Air: Race and the Legalization of Marijuana (Routledge, 2013), focusing on controversies concerning race and marijuana legalization. Taylor’s current research is for a book manuscript, Peoples Temple, Jim Jones, and Black America, which is a study of the Peoples Temple movement and African American political history. Two of his articles on the subject have appeared in recent editions of the Jonestown Report newsletter at San Diego State University. Two additional articles on the Post-Civil Rights era African-American Church and Civil Rights are in production at SUNY Press. He is currently writing a journal article, "A Black Theology of the ‘Souls’ of W.E.B. Du Bois’s Black Folk" in recognition of that book’s one-hundred and tenth anniversary (2013)

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The ALFO Show ll “America’s Confusion About Democracy and Freedom” ll DOJ Repor

 

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Tonight: "America’s Confusion About Democracy and Freedom"

:: The DOJ Ferguson PD Report
:: The Chicago Torture Site
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Has it now risen to the level of sedition / treason rises to the level of sedition / treason ? See below the basis of tonight’s open mic discussion.

 

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The Chauncey DeVega Show at TruthWorks :: Publisher, Nick Chiles , New Book “Justice While Black”

This Week on the Chauncey DeVega Show at TruthWorks
 

A Conversation With Nick Chiles About His New Book “Justice While Black”

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This Week on the Chauncey DeVega Show at TruthWorks
 

A Conversation With Nick Chiles About His New Book "Justice While Black"
 

What should a person of color do when they encounter the police? How can you ensure that you, your loved ones, friends, and community members best survive an encounter with the criminal justice system–what is the new Jim and Jane Crow?

Nick Chiles is the author of the new book Justice While Black and current editor of the Atlanta Black Star newspaper.

 

Written with attorney Robbin Schipp, Nick’s new book Justice While Black is both an excellent (as well as accessible) history of the racist origins of America’s police system, and a invaluable step by step guide for how to navigate the entrapping maze that is the American legal system and the many ways that it can (and will) ruin the lives of those people it encounters.

 

In this conversation, Mr. Chiles summed up the crisis and conundrum that is when the colorline encounters the American legal system as follows: just because it is within your Constitutional rights to do a thing does not mean that a given cop will respect those rights.

 

The discussion spans what to do when a police officer stops you, how answering no more than the basic questions you are legally obligated to is the smart move, how families can cause chaos and trouble if you are arrested, the dangers of the plea bargain, the foolish hysteria around commonsense "black respectability politics", tales of black lives ruined by the system, and if he watches "crime porn" such as The First 48 television show.

Nick also clears up some of Chauncey DeVega’s misconceptions about what he should do if the police demand to search his car.
Atlanta Black Star Chauncey Devega

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