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Antioch High - Teen Fiction
Bellevue Middle - Teen Fiction
Cameron College Prep - Teen Fiction
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Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals in their own school. New rules. Random locker searches. Constant intimidation and Oakland Police Department...
1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that...
Antioch High - Teen Non-Fiction
Jere Baxter Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction
"Police shootings and other questionable acts of misconduct--many captured and circulated on video--have created a nationwide debate on whether police departments need serious reforms and whether police officers can be trusted. Issues are discussed clearly and objectively, with added insight from experts and others, in these chapters: Is Racism a Significant Factor in Police Misconduct? How Can Police Best Be Held Accountable for Abuses of Power?...
Contains twenty-five essays with various viewpoints on issues relating to police brutality.
Presents differing viewpoints on the issues of tasers.
"A probing collection of essays and interviews addressing police brutality and racial injustice Policing has become one of the urgent issues of our time, the target of dramatic movements and front-page coverage from coast to coast in the United States and across the world. Now a wide-ranging collection of writers and activists offers a global response, describing ongoing struggles from New York to Ferguson to Los Angeles, as well as London, San Juan,...
Federal Reports on Police Killings: Ferguson, Cleveland, and Baltimore, the complete reports from the Department of Justice's landmark investigations of police violence in three major American cities.
"On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed African American high school senior, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. For months afterward, protesters took to the streets demanding justice, testifying to the racist and exploitative police department and court system, and connecting the shooting of Brown with the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, and other young black men at the hands of police across the country. In the...