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Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America: Chapter 4 - Part 1

Kristian Williams' book, "Our Enemies In Blue: Police and Power in America" explores the history of policing including its roots in slave patrols and its evolution in the post-slavery US as a tool for controlling people of color and working people. Chapter Four, "Cops and Klan, hand in hand", explains the role of the police as a tool to prop up white supremacy, from slave patrols, to enforcement of white supremacist laws, to racial profiling.  It provides historical examples. Part 1 of 2
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