Police Killing Black People


July 15, 2020

From the rose garden Donald Trump tells the public that whites are killed more often by the police than Black people. White people are 60.4% of the U.S. population.  Black people are 13.4% of the US population.  This means that…

Disproportionately Black

July 7, 2020

Earl Smith, PhD (2020) Black youth are currently confined in the criminal punishment system 3X white youth[1] Blacks get longer sentences than whites[2] Blacks are confined in solitary confinement more often than whites[3] Blacks (men) comprise a larger percentage of those exonerated…

‘Blacks were always at the bottom’| UD sociologists publish timely book on ‘Policing Black Bodies’ in America WDEL 1150 AM 101.7FM

July 6, 2020

DJ McAneny Published Jul 1, 2020 at 3:55 pm As race and inequality take their place in the forefront of national conversation, two University of Delaware sociologists published their timely study of the nation’s policing of “Black bodies.” The choice…


June 24, 2020

Earl Smith, PhD — Angela J. Hattery, PhD The Emancipation Proclamation of September 22, 1862 became official January 1, 1863 thus ending chattel slavery. Slave owners could have cared less. Many moved to Texas to avoid the freedom extended to…

Malissa Williams Shot & Killed by Cleveland Police (2012)

June 30, 2018

Malissa A. Williams (1982- Nov. 29, 2012) by Earl Smith, PhD   So that Black women shot & killed by police are not forgotten we have pulled together our data to highlight those Black women who are the victims of…

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