Poverty Crime, Privileged Crime

July 2015
Dollars & Sense;Jul/Aug2015, Issue 319, p5
The author explores the race and class underpinnings of policing. Topics he covered include the economic dimension of the three major waves of demonstrations that were staged in the U.S. prompted by incidences of police violence against African Americans, the analysis made by John P. Angelos, chief operating officer of Major League Baseball's team Baltimore Orioles, on Baltimore, Maryland's riots and the complexity in racism and poverty as demonstrated by two studies on drug enforcement.


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