Occupied territory : policing black Chicago from Red Summer to black power /

In July 1919, an explosive race riot forever changed Chicago. For years, black southerners had been leaving the South as part of the Great Migration. Their arrival in Chicago drew the ire and scorn of many local whites, including members of the city's political leadership and police department,...

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Main Author: Balto, Simon (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Series:Justice, power, and politics.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Negro distrust of the police increased : migration, prohibition, and regime-building in the 1920s
  • You can't shoot all of us : radical politics, machine politics, and law and order in the Great Depression
  • Whose police? Race, privilege, and policing in postwar Chicago
  • The law has a bad opinion of me : Chicago's punitive turn
  • Occupied territory : reform and racialization
  • Shoot to kill : rebellion and retrenchment in post-civil rights Chicago
  • Do you consider revolution to be a crime? Fighting for police reform.