Read e-book online 41 Shots . . . and Counting: What Amadou Diallo's Story PDF

By Beth Roy

ISBN-10: 081560940X

ISBN-13: 9780815609407

When 4 manhattan urban law enforcement officials killed Amadou Diallo in 1999, the 41 pictures they fired echoed loudly around the country. In demise, Diallo joined a protracted record of younger males of colour killed through police hearth in towns and cities all throughout the USA. via innuendos of criminal activity, lots of those sufferers may be discredited and, through implication, held accountable for their very own deaths. yet Diallo was once an blameless, a tender West African immigrant doing not anything extra suspicious than returning domestic to his Bronx house after operating not easy all day within the urban. Protesters took to the streets, effectively hard that the 4 white officials be dropped at trial. while the officials have been acquitted, besides the fact that, horrified onlookers of all races and ethnicities despaired of justice.

In forty-one photographs . . . and Counting, Beth Roy bargains an oral heritage of Diallo's loss of life. via interviews with contributors of the group, with law enforcement officials and attorneys, with govt officers and moms of younger males in jeopardy, the ebook lines the political and racial dynamics that put the officials open air Diallo's residence that evening, their arms on symbolic in addition to real triggers. With lucid research, Roy explores occasions within the court docket, in urban corridor, within the streets, and within the police precinct, revealing the interlacing clash dynamics. forty-one photographs . . . and Counting permits the reader to contemplate the consequences of the Diallo case for our nationwide discourses on politics, race, type, crime, and social justice.

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