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Social Justice Online Resources

Key Terms to Try for "Police Brutality"

  • Use the SDCCD+ tab on the library homepage
  • In general, search using one or two nouns, combined by AND or OR.
  • Do more than one search, using different words that cover the same concept.
  • If you find too much information, take out a word. If you don't find enough, add one.
  • Use an asterisk (*) to search for variations on a word. For example, searching for student* will bring up records on student and students.
  • For more information, see Develop a topic

There are many different ways you can take this, so these are only a few examples. Look out for more terms as you search:

  • “George Floyd protests, 2020”<- use for articles, no books written yet
  • “policy brutality” (the quotes “ “ searches as a phrase
  • “police misconduct”
  • “law enforcement”

Term 1 AND

  • “racial profiling”
  • racism
  • “African American”” (the asterisk, *, searches for African American, African Americans)
  • minorities
  • “United States”

Selected Ebooks

Selected Articles

From EBSCOhost. These are just a few. Access via the A-Z Databases List.

Dennis, A., Aradillas, E., Baker, K. C., Herbst, D., Kantor, W. G., Keating, S. K., Pelisek, C., & Truesdell, J. (2020). Anguish in America: A Nation Torn Apart. (cover story). People, 93(24), 34

Westfall, S. S., Kantor, W. G., Pelisek, C., & Truesdell, J. (2020). Protests, Pain & Officers Arrested Seeking Justice for George Floyd. People, 53(25), 64

Altman, A., Abramson, A., Bennett, B., Berenson, T., Bergengruen, V., Elliott, P., Villa, L., Aguilera, J., Alter, C., Bates, J., Moakley, P., & Waxman, O. B. (2020). The President, the Protesters and the Plague of Police Violence. TIME Magazine, 195(22), 30

Scott, E. M. D. (2020). A ritual to honor black lives. Christian Century, 137(10), 30

Westerbeck, R. (2020). Police Brutality, Over-Policing, and Mass Incarceration in African American Film. Journal of Black Studies, 51(3), 213–227. https://doi-org.libraryaccess.sdcity.edu/10.1177/0021934719895579

Bell, J. (2020). The Violence of Nosy Questions. Boston University Law Review, 100(3), 935–949

Teasley, M. L., Schiele, J. H., Adams, C., & Okilwa, N. S. (2018). Trayvon Martin: Racial Profiling, Black Male Stigma, and Social Work Practice. Social Work, 63(1), 37–46. https://doi-org.libraryaccess.sdcity.edu/10.1093/SW/SWX049

Packnett, B. (2019). How Ferguson Woke Us Up. TIME Magazine, 194(6), 17–18.

Altman, A., Abramson, A., Bennett, B., Berenson, T., Bergengruen, V., Elliott, P., Villa, L., Aguilera, J., Alter, C., Bates, J., Moakley, P., & Waxman, O. B. (2020). The President, the Protesters and the Plague of Police Violence. TIME Magazine, 195(22), 30.

Selected Streaming Video

From Films on Demand. These are just a few. Access via the A-Z Databases List.

Films Media Group. (2016). Policing the police. Films On Demand. https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97701&xtid=151237.

Films Media Group. (2015). #Blacklivesmatter. Films On Demand. https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97701&xtid=117844.

Films Media Group. (2016). Black Power: America's armed resistance. Films On Demand. https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97701&xtid=138575. Some content in this video may be objectionable. This video contains violent images. Some language in this video may be offensive

Films Media Group. (2016). Tedtalks: Kimberlé Crenshaw: the urgency of intersectionality. Films On Demand. https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97701&xtid=133347.

 

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