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 HIST 318 – HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AMERICAN CITIES SPRING 2021 POLICING AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AMERICAN CITIES RESEARCH PROJECT (20%) DUE DATE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2021 Since the end of the second wave of the Great Migration in 1970, American cities have witnessed the ongoing contentious relationship that has existed between the African American community and local police departments. In addition to controversial criminal justice policies, instances of police brutality against black citizens have remained a permanent fixture in American society and have led to numerous protests and acts of civil unrest. For this project, please choose from the list of 7 topics below and research and write a 4-6-page paper (double spaced, 12-point font only) on your selection. The paper must include at least five cited references (books, journal articles, documentaries or web articles). Wikipedia articles are not permitted sources for this assignment, although you may use them for guidance. Your research topic must be emailed to Dr. Dupree-Wilson by Monday, March 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM. 1) The Philadelphia Police Department and the MOVE Bombing of 1985 2) The Los Angeles Riots and the Case of Rodney King 3) The New York Police Department and the Cases of Abner Louima and Amadou Diallo 4) The New York Police Department and the Policy of “Stop and Frisk” 5) The Chicago Police Department and the Killing of Laquan McDonald 6) The New York Police Department and the Case of Sean Bell 7) Say Her Name: Black Women’s Invisible Struggle Against Police Brutality THOSE WHO ENGAGE IN PLAGIARISM OR ACADEMIC DISHONESTY WILL RECEIVE AN AUTOMATIC “F” ON THIS RESEARCH PROJECT. 2 RESEARCH PROJECT RUBRIC Requirements Description Points Timely Submission of Your Proposed Topic Submission of your topic by 3/15/2021, as instructed 2 Format 4-6 full pages, double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font (Cover pages and your bibliography will not count towards your page total) 2 Integration of Knowledge The paper demonstrates that the author fully understands and has applied concepts learned in this course 2 Topic Focus The topic is focused narrowly enough for the scope of the assignment 2 Depth of Discussion/Cohesiveness In-depth discussion and elaboration in addition to tying together information from all the sources relied upon 6 Spelling/Grammar No spelling or grammar mistakes 2 Sources Use of 5 or more approved sources 2 Citations Cites data obtained from other sources. Proper use of APA, MLA or Chicago style citations 2 TOTAL 2