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Progressive Inequality

Rich and Poor in New York, 1890–1920

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674281400

Publication Date: 03/10/2014

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392 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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“Predictive Policing” and Racial Profiling

While technology used in policing has improved, it hasn’t progressed, says Khalil Gibran Muhammad, if racial biases are built into those new technologies. This excerpt from his book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, shows that for the reform called for by the current protests against systemic racism and racially-biased policing to be fulfilled, the police—especially those at the top—will need to change their pre-programmed views on race and the way they see the Black citizens they are supposed to “serve and protect.”