A History of Police Violence in New York City

The unfamiliar story of Black New Yorkers' longstanding political fight against police brutality.

Lecture Description

This presentation tells the unfamiliar story of Black New Yorkers’ longstanding political fight against police brutality during the 1980s; a period widely remembered for urban decay, economic instability, political conservativism, crime, racial violence, and new cultural music and art forms.

CATEGORIES

Crime, Violence, Incarceration Race

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