Annotated Works Cited: What should the Black Lives Matter Movement Focus On Next

Facing Systemic Racism: Does it Exist? Narrative:

Aqua Blanco, Alvin. “How Dylann Roof’s Treatment Proves White Privilege Is Very Real.” Hip Hop Wired. N.p., 20 June 2015. Web. 11 Jan. 2016

This was a useful piece about Dylann Roof’s special treatment after the Charleston Shooting.

 

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. “My Intellectual Influences Are, Largely but Not Totally, Historians. They’re Not Exactly the Most Hopeful Bunch Either.” Twitter. Twitter, 30 July 2015. Web. 11 Jan. 2016.

I used this tweet from Ta-Nehisi Coates to show who he is influenced by.

 

“Dickson Co. NAACP: The Anatomy of Racism.” The Tennessean. USA Today, 21 May 2015. Web. 12 Jan. 2016.

This article was very useful for my narrative. I used it a lot for information.

 

“Dylann Roof.” Hollywood Life. N.p., 18 June 2015. Web. 12 Jan. 2016.

This was used as background information on Dylann Roof, the Charleston Shooter.

 

“FOX News Only Major Media Outlet Ignoring Trayvon Martin Case.”NewsOne. N.p., 2012. Web. 11 Jan. 2016.

This was very useful for my narrative. I learned more about the Trayvon Martin case from it.

 

Nesbit, Jeff. “Institutional Racism Is Our Way of Life.” Us News. N.p., 6 May 2015. Web. 06 Jan. 2016.

This was one of the first sources I found, it was very useful for my narrative.

 

“Racial Discrimination in Stop-and-Frisk.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 12 Aug. 2013. Web. 11 Jan. 2016.

This gave me data on stop and frisk in New York.

 

Silver, Nate. “Black Americans Are Killed At 12 Times The Rate Of People In Other Developed Countries.” DataLab. Five Thirty Eight, 18 June 2015. Web. 05 Jan. 2016

This was one of the first sources I found, it was the background for my narrative.

 

University, Harvard. “Ta-Nehisi Coates Points to a History of Systemic Racism That Has Led to Today’s Dual Society.” Harvard Gazette. Harvard Universtiy, 09 Oct. 2013. Web. 15 Jan. 2016.

This article made a complex argument from Ta-Nehisi Coates into something much easier to understand.

 

Watson, Libby. “Fox’s Scramble To Make The Charleston Shooting About Religion, Not Race.” Media Matters for America. N.p., 19 June 2015. Web. 11 Jan. 2016.

This website explained  Fox News’ attempts to justify Dylann Roof’s actions.

 

The Media Portrayal of Young Black Men: Victim Blaming Narrative:

Bump, Philip. “People — Including Cops — See Black Kids as Less Innocent and Less Young Than White Kids.” The Wire. N.p., 10 Mar. 2014. Web. 16 Jan. 2016.

This website helped a lot to back me up with data and percentages on how black people are seen different and less innocent, based on their age, than white people.    

 

“Fox News Graphic Calls Black Lives Matter The “‘Murder’ Movement””Media Matters for America. N.p., 31 Aug. 2015. Web. 14 Jan. 2016.

The video provided on this website helped to give examples of how media makes the Black Lives Movement look like it’s a “Murder Movement”.

 

Kombol, Spencer. “CJ Lawrence – What If They Gunned Me Down.” David Lewis Productions. N.p., 9 July 2015. Web. 15 Jan. 2016

This broadcast helped learn more about CJ Lawrence and the reason he chose to start the hashtag #iftheygunnedmedown. He explained several personal experiences on how he saw media portray on the case of Mike Brown.  

 

“The Profound Influence of Television on Society.” Influence Guide. N.p., 14 June 2015. Web. 12 Jan. 2016.

This website gave me more information about the impact television has on us as a society.

 

Exposing Injustice: The Role of the Police Narrative:

“Cornell William Brooks.” NAACP. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2016.

This website helped research Cornell William Brook’s background and his career.

 

“Ferguson Protests: What We Know about Michael Brown’s Last Minutes – BBC News.” BBC News. BBC, 25 Nov. 2014. Web. 17 Jan. 2016.

This website gave me data on police stops in the United States.

 

“Herstory.” Black Lives Matter. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2016.

This website helped me learn what the Black Lives Matter movement aim to do.

 

“Police.” Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2016.

This helped me understand the definition of police.

 

Robles, Frances, and Julie Bosman. “Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 17 Aug. 2014. Web. 17 Jan. 2016.

This gave me the facts on the Michael Brown shooting.

Swaine, Jon, Oliver Laughland, Jamiles Lartey, and Ciara McCarthy. “Young Black Men Killed by US Police at Highest Rate in Year of 1,134 Deaths.” The Guardian. N.p., 31 Dec. 2015. Web. 17 Jan. 2016.

This website and study helped me get data on police killings.

 

“The Counted: People Killed By Police in the US.” The Guardian. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2016.

This taught me how many people were killed by police officers in the US last year.

“Traffic Stops.” Bureau of Justice Statistics. Office of Justice Programs, n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2016.

This showed me the bias of traffic stops in the US.

 

 

Artist Statement

Narratives:

The Media Portrayal of Young Black Men: Victim Blaming

Facing Systemic Racism: Does it Exist?

Exposing Injustice: The Role of the Police


Annotated Works Cited: What should the Black Lives Matter Movement Focus On Next

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