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Tag Archives: Police
Stolen poems incite a rumble in Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus (1950).
Dana C. Chandler: Fred Hampton’s Door 2 (1975) Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton was drugged and murdered by the Chicago Police in 1969. Dana Chandler first memorialized the event in 1970 with a small trompe I’oeil painting of a … Continue reading
When I penetrated back to the day-room I encountered two gentlemen called Sergeant Pluck and Mr Gilhaney and they were holding a meeting about the question of bicycles. “I do not believe in the three-speed gear at all,” the Sergeant … Continue reading
On June 18, 1984, 5,000 picketers—members of the UK National Union of Mineworkers and their supporters—arrived at the British Steel Corporation coking plant in Orgreave, South Yorkshire, determined to prevent scab trucks from leaving the plant with deliveries. They were … Continue reading
Edward F. Cline and Buster Keaton, directors: Cops (1922)
Patrolman James A. Saunders, Plainfield NJ’s first African-American police officer. Saunders was a member of the force from 1895 to 1917. (source)
Kerry James Marshall: Untitled (policeman), 2015