Slave Patrolling in Champaign, Illinois

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Slave Patrolling in Champaign, Illinois

Subject

Policing

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This web site was created by one of the student's in Afro 220, Justin Allen.

This study will track the progression of slave patrolling tactics to the way Blacks are being patrolled in Champaign, Illinois. The study will follow the transition of slave codes to current Illinois laws. The ways in which slave codes and current Illinois and Champaign laws were written to control, track, suppress and kill slaves will be detailed in this paper. The findings reflect that the link between slave patrolling and current Champaign policing of Blacks still exists.This study will examine how current Illinois and Champaign laws are rooted in slave and Black codes of the past. The results will show slave codes and Black codes have led to current Illinois and Champaign laws that allow, and promote the controlling, tracking, suppression and killing of blacks for economic gain and social control. This study will also explore events of Champaign police misconduct, abuse and murder ranging from 1969 to 2010.

Creator

Justin Allen

Date

2010

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Justin Allen, “Slave Patrolling in Champaign, Illinois,” eBlack Champaign-Urbana, accessed November 21, 2019, http://eblackcu.net/portal/items/show/334.

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