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Thompson, Jamie

Summary: "On July 7, 2016, hundreds of protesters gathered in Dallas after the shooting of two black men-Philando Castile and Alton Sterling-by white policemen. One hundred Dallas police officers stood guard. At around nine p.m., a gunman opened fire into the lineof officers from behind. Five were killed and a dozen more injured. Senior Cpl. Larry Gordon, a black twenty-one year department veteran,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 THO

Thomas, Angie

Summary: Starr a 16 ans, elle est noire et vit dans un quartier difficile, rythmé par les guerres de gangs, la drogue et les descentes de police. Tous les jours, elle rejoint son lycée blanc situé dans une banlieue chic; tous les jours, elle fait le grand écart entre ses deux vies, ses deux mondes. Mais tout vole en éclats le soir où son ami d'enfance Khalil est tué. Sous ses yeux, de trois balles dans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH THO

Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BRO

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Brown

Summary: Against the backdrop of a pandemic that is disproportionately killing Black people, the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of the police in 2020 sparked a push for racial justice and calls for change. The film explores the story of Newark, New Jersey which has been undergoing an experiment in police reform for several years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Thomas, Angie

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Summary: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION THO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC THO

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC THO

Brown, Sandra

Summary: Griff Burkett is finally a free man. Foster and Laura Speakman need Griff's help; however, it may cost Griff his newfound freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRO

Thomas, Angie

Summary: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC THO

Summary: Presents a collection of essays that cover varying opinions on police brutality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 365 POL

Brown, Sandra

Summary: Disabled after a tragic accident, an eccentric millionaire hires a disgraced football hero to impregnate his wife, a plan that results in an obsessive love affair and life-threatening consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2007

Moyo, Dambisa.

Summary: Discusses the commodity dynamics that the world will face over the next several decades and, in particular, the implications of China's rush for resources across all regions of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.7095 MOY

Summary: Errol Morris sets out to prove that a convicted hitchhiker did not kill a Dallas policeman in 1976 - and that the lowlife that fingered him did. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC THI

Ellroy, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Johnson, Ron

Summary: On August 14, 2014, five days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ignited race riots throughout the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the nation found an unlikely hero in Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol. Charged with the Herculean task of restoring peace between a hostile African American community and the local police, Johnson, a 30-year law enforcement veteran and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, RONALD JOH

Thomas, Angie

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor black neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend, Khalil, at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, Khalil's death is a national headline. Some are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC THO

Summary: A two-hour film about "the talk" that parents have with their children of color (primarily boys) to teach them how to act around the police in order to remain safe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TAL

Summary: Starr Carter navigates the perilous waters between her poor, black neighborhood and her prestigious, mainly white private school. This all changes when she finds herself in the middle of racial activism after her best friend is shot by police officers, and she's forced to make a decision. Allow the media to skewer her friend to protect the status quo, or stand up and tell the truth in memory of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD HAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ha

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HAT

Ackerman-Leist, Philip

Summary: Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides in Mals by a referendum vote--making it the first place on Earth to accomplish such a feat, and a model for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ACK

Summary: Okey-dokey, watcha got here is the darkly humorous and utterly riveting third season. Ewan McGregor gives one heckuva performance in dual roles as the Parking Lot King of Minnesota, Emmit Stussy, and his younger brother, Ray, a potbellied parole officer with a big chip on his shoulder. The only bright spot in Ray's life is Nikki, a not-so-good woman with brains, beauty and a passion for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FAR

Summary: Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHA

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WOM

Summary: "A documentary examining the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the cover-up that ensued"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Charleson, Susannah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 CHA

Summary: A small town sheriff's department has to deal with an outbreak of murderous, infected people called "sickos." Cherry Darling meets up again with her old lover, El Wray, just as their Texas town is being overrun by "sickos" with festering sores turning them into zombies. Cherry has El Wray's jacket, which she took with her when she left and he keeps trying to explain how he looked for it for two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR PLA

Applebaum, Anne

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Discusses the creation of the Communist regimes that took hold in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II and describes what daily life was like in these countries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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