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Cover: Muhammad and the Believers: At the Origins of IslamMuhammad and the Believers: At the Origins of IslamDonner, Fred M.PAPERBACK05/07/2012$20.50
Cover: Marriage and Slavery in Early IslamMarriage and Slavery in Early IslamAli, KeciaHARDCOVER10/30/2010$50.00
Cover: Forgotten Saints: History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern MoroccoForgotten Saints: History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern MoroccoBazzaz, SaharPAPERBACK10/01/2010$19.95
Cover: Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South AsiaPartisans of Allah: Jihad in South AsiaJalal, AyeshaPAPERBACK04/10/2010$23.50
Cover: Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari`aIslam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari`aAn-Na'im, Abdullahi AhmedPAPERBACK03/30/2010$24.50
Cover: Spiritual Wayfarers, Leaders in Piety: Sufis and the Dissemination of Islam in Medieval PalestineSpiritual Wayfarers, Leaders in Piety: Sufis and the Dissemination of Islam in Medieval PalestineEphrat, DaphnaPAPERBACK09/30/2008$19.95
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Jacket: The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, from Harvard University Press

“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.”