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America's New Brutalism: the Death of Sandra Bland

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Online: click here[15] CAP Action War Room, "Say Her Name: Sandra Bland," The Progress Report (July 22, 015). http://thinkprogress.org/progress-report/say-her-name-sandra-bland/

[16] See Michelle Alexander, "Michelle Alexander on "Getting Out of Your Lane," War Times, Aug 28, 2013 click here

[17] William C. Anderson, "From Lynching Photos to Michael Brown's Body: Commodifying Black Death," Truthout (January 16, 2015). Online: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/28580-from-lynching-photos-to-michael-brown-s-body-commodifying-black-death

[18] For instance, according to a recent report produced by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement entitled Operation Ghetto Storm, "police officers, security guards, or self-appointed vigilantes extra judicially killed at least 313 African-Americans in 2012... This means a black person was killed by a security officer every 28 hours." Online: https://mxgm.org/?s=killed+every+28+hours. See also: Adam Hudson, "1 Black Man Is Killed Every 28 Hours by Police or Vigilantes: America Is Perpetually at War with Its Own People," AlterNet (May 28, 2013). Online: http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/1-black-man-killed-every-28-hours-police-or-vigilantes-america-perpetually-war-its; Arlene Eisen , "Update on 'Operation Ghetto Storm': The Enduring War on Black People in the US, Part 1," teleSUR (July 13, 2015); Online: click here. Also see, Arlene Eisen, "Update on 'Operation Ghetto Storm,' Part 2," teleSur (July 18, 2015). Online: click here.

[19] On domestic terrorism, see the important, work of Ruth Gilmore, Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California (Oakland: University of California Press, 2009).

[20] Jason Stanley, "The War on Thugs," The Chronicle of Higher Education, [June 10, 2015] Online at: chronicle.com/article/The-War-on-Thugs/230787

[21] Jennifer Gonnerman, "Kalief Browder, 1993-2015," The New Yorker (June 7, 2015). Online: click here

[22] Robin D. G. Kelley, "Why We Won't Wait," Counter Punch, November 25, 2014. www.counterpunch.org/2014/11/25/75039/

[23] Arianna Skibell "We are fighting for our lives": The little-known youth movement rising against police brutality," Salon (February 25, 2015). Online: http://www.salon.com/2015/02/25/we_are_fighting_for_our_lives"_the_little_known_youth_movement_rising_against_police_brutality/; Danielle Allen and Cathy Cohen, "The New Civil rights Movement Doesn't Need an MLK," The Washington Post (April 10, 2015). Online: click here

[24] Amy Goodman, "Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of 'Racial Control' Should be Undone," Democracy Now!, (March 4, 2015) Online at: click here

[25] Jody Sokolower, "Schools and the New Jim Crow: An Interview With Michelle Alexander," Truthout, (June 4, 2013) click here

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Henry A. Giroux currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and dis the Paulo Freire Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy. His most recent books are America's Addiction to Terrorism (Monthly Review Press, 2016), and America at War with Itself (City Lights, 2017). He is also a contributing editor to a number of journals, includingTikkun, (more...)
 

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