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The Resource Suspicion nation : the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat it, Lisa Bloom

Suspicion nation : the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat it, Lisa Bloom

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Suspicion nation : the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat it
Title
Suspicion nation
Title remainder
the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat it
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Bloom
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The award-winning journalist who covered the trial discusses the laws, culture and conditions that exist in modern America that allowed George Zimmerman to be fully acquitted after killing an unarmed, black teenager in his gated Florida community
Summary
In Suspicion Nation, Lisa Bloom, who covered the trial from gavel to gavel, posits that none of this was a surprise: Our laws, culture, and blind spots created the conditions that led to Trayvon Martin's death and made George Zimmerman's acquittal by far the most likely outcome
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10300900
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
363.2/3089
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • E184.A1
  • HV7936.R3
LC item number
  • B56 2014x
  • B55 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat It
Label
Suspicion nation : the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat it, Lisa Bloom
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-316)
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The sixth juror -- PART ONE: A winnable case is lost. 1. The people demand an arrest -- 2. The state misses its best evidence -- 3. Too squeamish to talk about race -- 4. Bungling the science -- 5. The state's star witness, Rachel Jeantel, is neutralized -- 6. Mishandling the 911 call -- 7. Closing arguments: a disaster for the prosecution -- 8. It's not over. PART TWO: Fear and lawlessness in suspicion nation. 9. "Everyone's a little bit racist" -- 10. One nation, overgunned -- 11. Bring it on, make my day, stand your ground -- Conclusion: Aligning our actions with our core values -- Notes
Control code
20168103
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781619024687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn860756299
  • (OCoLC)860756299
Label
Suspicion nation : the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat it, Lisa Bloom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-316)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The sixth juror -- PART ONE: A winnable case is lost. 1. The people demand an arrest -- 2. The state misses its best evidence -- 3. Too squeamish to talk about race -- 4. Bungling the science -- 5. The state's star witness, Rachel Jeantel, is neutralized -- 6. Mishandling the 911 call -- 7. Closing arguments: a disaster for the prosecution -- 8. It's not over. PART TWO: Fear and lawlessness in suspicion nation. 9. "Everyone's a little bit racist" -- 10. One nation, overgunned -- 11. Bring it on, make my day, stand your ground -- Conclusion: Aligning our actions with our core values -- Notes
Control code
20168103
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781619024687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn860756299
  • (OCoLC)860756299

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