In this provocative book, the authors connect the regulation of African American people in many settings into a powerful narrative. Completely updated throughout, the book now includes a new chapter on policing black athletes’ bodies, and expanded coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement, policing trans bodies, and policing Black women’s bodies.
Angela J. Hattery is professor of women and gender studies and co-director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender Based Violence at the University of Delaware. Her books include Intimate Partner Violence.Earl Smith is emeritus professor at Wake Forest University. He is the author or editor of several books, including Race, Sport, and the American Dream.Together they are the authors of African American Families Today: Myths and Realities.