[Free E–pub] City of Inmates author Kelly Lytle Hernández

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  • 09 August 2019
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READ Å City of Inmates Ourt rulings advanced revolution across bars and borders and as in the summer of 1965 set fire to the belly of the city With these acts those who fought the rise of incarceration in Los Angeles altered the course of history in the city the borderlands and beyond This book recounts how the dynamics of conuest met deep reservoirs of rebellion as Los Angeles became the City of Inmates the nation's carceral core It is a story that is far from ove. Really clear example of 1 integrating a theoretical approach settler colonialism and a domain mass incarceration in which it s not often applied and 2 relating historical evidence and analysis to contemporary events through the reproduction of present day testimonies Finding so many writing lessons in this book

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READ Å City of Inmates Los Angeles incarcerates people than any other city in the United States which imprisons people than any other nation on Earth This book explains how the City of Angels became the capital city of the world's leading incarcerator Marshaling than two centuries of evidence historian Kelly Lytle Hernandez unmasks how histories of native elimination immigrant exclusion and black disappearance drove the rise of incarceration in Los Angeles In this. obvious genius level A Big Sky Christmas genius level


READ Å City of Inmates Telling which spans from the Spanish colonial era to the outbreak of the 1965 Watts Rebellion Hernandez documents the persistent historical bond between the racial fantasies of conuest namely its settler colonial form and the eliminatory capacities of incarcerationBut City of Inmates is also a chronicle of resilience and rebellion documenting how targeted peoples and communities have always fought back They busted out of jail forced Supreme C. Dijon Kizzee Andres Guardado Samuel Faulkner These men were all killed by the LAPD or LASD two of whom have been killed in the past three months in Los Angeles County In her pathbreaking outstanding history City of Inmates UCLA African American historian and Mac Arthur fellow Kelly Lytle Hernandez shows us Los Angeles s ugly history of incarceration has spanned two centuries and recounts the horrific story of Samuel Faulkner along the waySamuel Faulkner was the first Black man killed by the LAPD but it wasn t a year ago or even a decade or two ago It occurred on April 27 1927 on East 51st Street when he went to check on his sister Clara Harris who resided in a house on the same lot where Samuel lived with his parents Apparently the LAPD conducted a liuor raid on Harris s house finding nothing but shooting Faulkner who had entered through his sister s bedroom window Once you realize that police shootings violence and that the wanton excessive incarceration of Black men