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Open season : legalized genocide of colored people

Author: Benjamin Crump
Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"[Ben Crump] shows that there is a persistent, prevailing, and destructive mindset regarding colored people that is rooted in our history as a slave-owning nation. This biased attitude has given rise to mass incarceration, voter disenfranchisement, unequal educational opportunities, disparate health care practices, job and housing discrimination, police brutality, and an unequal justice system... Open Season is more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Case studies
Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Crump
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Crump
ISBN: 9780062375094 0062375091
OCLC Number: 1064557121
Description: 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Racism kills --
Police don't shoot white men in the back --
Stand your ground --
The conspiracy to discriminate --
Creating the criminal --
Killing them softly --
Voter suppression --
A new form of segregation --
Caught up in the system --
Criminalization and enslavement of the poor --
Environmental racism --
A tale of two Americas --
Conclusion: we rise, we rise, we rise
Responsibility: Ben Crump.

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“There is much more to inequality and discrimination than we know, and Crump will open your eyes. Pay attention." -- Kirkus Reviews <strong>(starred review) Read more...

 
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