#WalterScott: A Reader

“The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer.”
“A Report from Occupied Territory,” James Baldwin (The Nation, July 11, 1966)

Black Death Has Become a Cultural Spectacle: Why the Walter Scott Tragedy Won’t Change White America’s Mind, Brittney Cooper

Cooper bad applesThe Myth of Police Reform, Ta-Nehisi Coates

Coates Scott flee

When Cops Cry Wolf, Frank Serpico

Serpico testi-lyingWalter Scott Is Not on Trial, Charles Blow

Blow on Walter Scott

Walter Scott, just another ‘isolated incident’?, Leonard Pitts Jr.

Pitts Walter ScottAt Walter Scott’s Funeral, An Unexpected Conversation, Chenjerai Kumanyika

Clemson N Chas

“A Report from Occupied Territory,” James Baldwin

Baldwin bad niggerBolton: Don’t forget Walter Scott while protesting North Charleston shooting

Bolton: ‘You run, you die’ isn’t effective policing

White Denial

Police Officers and Teachers: Confronting Corrupt Cultures, Avoiding “Bad Police/Teacher” Narratives

One comment

  1. Piage Frye

    Denial- a construct of delusional thinking. To deny what is is the single-most troubling aspect of human thought -insidiously removing the ability to choose.

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