Summary: In this article it talks about a place call Richmond, Calif. a 15-year-old girl was gang raped in a schoolyard during a homecoming dance. As many as 20 people witnessed the assault. Guests talk about what happened in the case, and examine what causes the bystander behaviors. Key Quote: "Mr. FISCHER: Well, what we understand is that the victim, who's a student at the high school, attended the dance, which ran from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday night. And she left around 9:30 and walked outside to - with the idea she'd catch some air and perhaps also get a ride home from her father" Connection: This article is connect to the book of "All American Boys" because Quinn was a bystander and he also witness of Rashad get beating by Paul. Quinn was scared to do something so he just ran away and also he knows Paul since he was a little younger so Quinn didn't know what to do after the brutality and what he should of done is to report it in the beginning but later he made a statement of what he witness.
Summary: In this article it talks about unwarranted or excessive and often illegal use of force against civilians by U.S. police officers. Forms of police brutality have ranged from assault and battery (e.g., beatings). All Americans of all races, ethnicity, ages, classes, and genders have been to police brutality. The poor and working class whites have expressed the frustration over discriminatory policing in the northern cites. Key Quote: "In 1943 officers of the Los Angeles Police Department were complicit in attacks on Mexican Americans by U.S. servicemen during the so-called Zoot Suit Riots, reflecting the department’s history of hostility toward Hispanics (Latinos)" Connections: This article is connected to the book of "All American Boys" because Rashad is the victim of police brutality when Paul never gave the amendments instead he just arrested him. Rashad is African American who was a victim and stay at the hospital for a few days. Some people thinks that Rashad was in a gang and that stealing chips at the Jerry's store should of give him punishment for it that he deserved it.
Summary: History shows that civil disobedience and mass protests are more effective in the long run than black-bloc tactics. During the week of President Donald Trump's Inauguration there were thousands of Americans that used civil disobedience to disrupt events. The LGBT dance party raged outside of Mike Pence's house. Key quote: "Studies show that once violent flanks appear, the size and diversity of participation in otherwise nonviolent mass movements declines—particularly among women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, and marginalized or at-risk communities". Connections: This article connects to the book of "All Americans Boys" when there was a protest for Rashad and the city brought tanks and armies of solders with equipment that can harmed the protesters.
Summary: One black man's take on the All Lives Matter phenomenon. The "All Lives Matter" is a feeds on racism that has gone around the world. All Lives Matter" has been thrown in the face of Americans.There was also a crime when a White person rape an unconscious college student and be sentence to 6 months in jail but he was out after 3 months because he could ruin his potential impact of prison in the future. If a Black person has the same crime as the White person it could sentence to 15 year minimum for someone that has a darker skin color than a lighter one. Key Quote: "Black people are expected to be murderers, thieves, and criminals until we can prove otherwise because the stereotypes used to describe black people make those assumptions normal". Connection: This article is connected to "All Americans Boys" because when Rashad was beaten by police they thinks the stereotypes that he was a thug for what he wearing and trying to get his phone from his duffel bag.
Summary: Racial profiling is based on religion, ethnicity, national origin and the excessive force by police are unconstitutional. In 2011 there was a report from the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights found evidence that show racial profiling of African Americans and Hispanics were stopped and searched by the police. The black and the Hispanics were twice mostly. Key Quote: ¨for example, black and Hispanic drivers were twice as likely to be searched after a traffic stop compared to white drivers, but white drivers were twice as likely to have contraband.¨ Connections: This article is connected to the book of ¨All American Boys¨ because in the book there were some black unarmed people were killed by the cops.
Summary: In the article it say that the body cameras and cellphones show the act of seeing police do their job is radically altering the public-police relationship, and changing civilian and police behavior and perceptions alike. key quote: " For other people, the videos are making them more scared. If you're an African-American, you might be worried you could be the next one killed." Connection: this article is connected to the "All American Boys" is that when Quinn is scared of Paul now after what happen to Rashad and Quinn was fear that he would of been in the video.