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Reading for the Plot

Design and Intention in Narrative

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PAPERBACK

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674748927

Publication Date: 03/01/1992

Short

392 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

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Awards & Accolades

  • Peter Brooks Is Recipient of the 2007 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award
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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.”