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Jodi Melamed

Jodi Melamed is Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies at Marquette University and author of Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism  (University of Minnesota Press, 2011).


We must reject the current legal regime under which resisting arrest is so widely accepted as a justification for police brutality and officer shootings.

Lisa Cacho Jodi Melamed