Black Lives Matter: Home

Race, Policing, and Protest


This guide is meant as a jumping off point for students and instructors to explore the multiplicity of factors that contribute to the criminalization and marginalization of black and brown communities. It also includes resources that Madison College instructors may find helpful in order to teach related topics in their courses. Please use the left menu to explore the resources recommended for learning more about these topics

This guide was originally created as research guide developed at the University of Arizona, and has been adapted to the collection and needs of the Madison College community. We will try to keep this guide as up-to-date as we can.

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Hands up, Don't Shoot" via Jamelle Bouie under a CC by 2.0 license

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Streaming Videos from Madison College Libraries

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Description: Reporter Sally Sara takes to the streets of Baltimore and Chicago to investigate a reawakened civil rights movement that’s fighting to stop the killing of black Americans.

America After Ferguson

This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, explores events following Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri. The program, recorded before an audience on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, will include national leaders and prominent thinkers in the areas of law enforcement, race and civil rights, as well as government officials, faith leaders and youth.