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Week 1

7 hours to complete

Police Brutality in America Teach-Out

7 hours to complete
37 videos (Total 243 min), 20 readings
37 videos
Ryan Henyard: Welcome to the Police Brutality in America Teach-Out1m
Angela Dillard: Law & Order in America11m
R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy: Theoretical History of Abolition7m
R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy: Policing in Schools5m
Eugene Rogers: Seven Last Words of the Unarmed6m
Elizabeth James: The Impact of Systemic Racism6m
Lauren Velez - Introduction to Avalon Housing 2m
Lauren Velez - Avalon Housing Client Story3m
LaBresha Scott- Avalon Housing Client Story1m
Ryan Henyard: Say Her Name1m
Charles Buchanan: Black Trans Lives Matter4m
Barbara McQuade: Qualified Immunity4m
Barbara McQuade: Pattern or Practice3m
Sheriff Derrick Jackson: Six Pillars of Changing Policing8m
Michigan Senator Stephanie Chang: Social Work and Policing Partnerships5m
Lisa Jackson: How Does Police Oversight Work?12m
Eugene Rogers: Arts and Activism 5m
Aaron Foley: The Journalism Industry 6m
Aaron Foley: The Role of Black Media Outlets6m
Aaron Foley: The Complex Relationship Between Police and the Media6m
Ketra Armstrong: The Role of Sport in Social Justice Movements5m
Ketra Armstrong: Lessons from Colin Kaepernick6m
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed: Systemic Racism as a Public Health Issue7m
Sheriff Derrick Jackson: A Sheriff's Perspective on Police Reform 7m
Lisa Jackson: Community Oversight in Policing at the Local Level 8m
Kathleen Meadows - Avalon’s Alternative Response to Policing 2m
Kathleen Meadows - Avalon’s Additional Resources44s
Lauren Velez - Avalon Housing Resident's Feedback to Police2m
Michigan Senator Stephanie Chang: Limits of Legislative Police Reform5m
Ryan Henyard: Taking Action Against Police Brutality in Your Community2m
Lisa Jackson: Taking Action at the Community Level11m
Taking Community Action: Flower Boi STL5m
Michigan Senator Stephanie Chang: How to get involved with your elected officials5m
Elizabeth James: Survival Techniques for Movement Building 5m
Police Brutality Teach-Out Town Hall Recording55m
Ryan Henyard: Thank you for joining 56s
20 readings
What is a Teach-Out?1m
Groundrules for Engagement1m
Welcome to the Police Brutality in America Teach-Out2m
Meet the Teach-Out Contributors 4m
The Roots of Policing in the United States10m
Black Lives Matter4m
History and Evolution of Policing in America: Additional Resources1m
Robert Sellers: I Am So Tired10m
The Talk: Conversations Among Black Families 4m
Understanding the Impact of Police Violence - Additional Resources1m
The State of Modern Policing in America - Additional Resources1m
Policing, Media, and Culture - Additional Resources1m
Responding to Police Brutality - Additional Resources1m
Taking Action to End Police Brutality | What’s next?5m
Take Action5m
Learn and Listen5m
Have Discussions5m
Take Care of Yourself5m
Community Guide: Facilitate a Conversation in Your Community5m
Comprehensive Additional Resources1m



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