Annotated Works Cited


“Berkeley Copwatch.” Berkeley Copwatch. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2015.

Incredibly helpful. Most of Copwatch information came from here.

History of Copwatch, timeline of organization, information on its reasoning and ideology. Any more Copwatch evidence came from interview with Andrea Prichett we conducted.


Brooks, David. “David Brooks: To Reckon with Police Brutality, We Must First Understand Cops’ Difficult Job.” N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2015.


This source sparked my interest in my narrative. It gave me a lot of context and a few statistics to go off of. While I did not gather a huge amount of information from this article it gave me a good starting point. From here, I began to research the major political supporters of my narrative. I used this source to tether many small sources about Obama and other political figures.


By, Report, Berkeley Copwatch, and October 2. Comp. Copwatch. People’s Investigation: In-Custody Death of Kayla Moore (n.d.): n. pag.Berkeley Copwatch. Oct. 2013. Web.

Kayla Moore case gave an incredibly detailed description of a real case of misconduct. Copwatch summarized the case and showed all of the actions where police misused their power.


“CopWatch : Ian Inaba, Lisa Hsu : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive.” Internet Archive. Internet Archive, 2002. Web. 12 Jan. 2015.

Video was incredibly helpful. Good summary of the history of Copwatch and the reasoning behind Copwatch.

Dutton, Sarah. “Redirecting.” Redirecting. CBS News, 21 Aug. 2014. Web. 21 Jan. 2015. This was website was important for my research about the public’s opinion.

Fillmore, Nick. “Social Activist Groups Can Form Powerful ‘One Big Campaign'” A Different Point of View. N.p., 11 Apr. 2012. Web.

Gebreyes, Rahel. “Co-founder Of We Copwatch Jacob Crawford: I’m ‘Highly Suspicious’ Of Police Body Cameras.” The Huffington Post., 25 Sept. 2014. Web. 19 Jan. 2015.                                                                                                                               Very helpful! Source gave brief summary of Crawford’s opinion of body cameras. Good angle and interesting ideas from Jacob Crawford.

Herrnson, Paul. “Going Too Far: The American Public’s Attitude Towards Protest Movements.” The Public’s overall attitude towards popular protest in the past. It was helpful with comparing the results for different reactions to different protesting events.

Kane, Will. “Citizens Oversight Panel Urged for Oakland Police Force.”SFGate. SFGate, 5 June 2014. Web. 12 Jan. 2015.

Article gave a lot of information about Gallo’s commission on police monitoring and opinion on OPD. His intentions for bettering the community was made obvious. This also gave interesting opinions of other officials on what they thought about Gallos commission.


MacNeal, Caitlin. “Obama Condemns Shooting Of Two NYC Police Officers.” N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2015.


This article intrigued me because it seemed to go against my perception of Obama. I thought his speech regarding the non-indictments was unsympathetic towards the narrative that America is a really racist place. This article prompted me to thoroughly investigate Obama’s perspective as a politician. This article heavily influenced my opinions about the motives behind denying racism in America, both by police officers and politicians.


“Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Stanford”, San Francisco Bay Area Tv Archive, n.d. Web. 21 Jan. 2015.

I got my quotes of MLK from this historic video where he spoke to the students of Stanford University. April 14,1967 Dr. King gave a speech to the student body about two America’s as I described in the above narrative.

Surico, John. “Q&A : Robert Gangi of the Police Reform Organizing Project.” BKLYNR. N.p., 10 Oct. 2014. Web. A life-long activist talks about the need for police reform.


USAtoday, Comparing arrest rates by Police Department, Web. 21 Jan 2015

This is where I found a interactive chart where you can type in your neighborhood and find the arrest rates by age, gender, and ethnicity. I found the statistic about arrest rates in Berkeley from this website.



“VOX POP: NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS.” Spook Magazine. Meet Black Brunch, n.d. Web. 21 Jan. 2015.

The entire interview of the founders of Black Brunch came from this online article where spook magazine interviewed them. I got ever quote by Wazi Davis and Brianna Gaines from this interview.


“Why Police Departments Have A Hard Time Recruiting Blacks.” NPR. NPR, n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2015.


This article brought to my attention that poverty and police shootings are correlated. This article was the starting point to my research regarding police reform relating to poverty. This also prompted my inquiry into Darren Wilson’s statements and how they relate to my narrative as a whole.




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