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Book details
  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:24
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543998153

Stop Officer! Don't Shoot Me Just Because I'm Black

by CLEOPHAS JONES

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Overview
Do you know the history and original purpose of the police? Do you know how they were formed? Was government responsible for their creation? Do you know what the mission of the police is today? In this UReadULead selection, Doc Cee attempts to address a serious recurring problem that is happening between police and a particular group of people. Doc Cee has read the newspapers, done the research, and studied the statistics. With knowledge in hand, he decides to do something to effect change. As you read the story, think about Doc Cee's message, which is tied to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s message that "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." What is the basis of the problem? Can the problem be solved? Be like Doc Cee. Study your history. Shape the present. Strategize the future. And always remember – URead…ULead!!!!
Description
Education is a principal component in this UReadULead selection. It is all about educating the world on a particular crisis concerning the police and a certain group of people. Do you know the history and original purpose of the police? Do you know how they were formed? Was government responsible for their creation? Do you know what the mission of the police is today? In this UReadULead selection, Doc Cee attempts to address a serious recurring problem that is happening between police and a particular group of people. Doc Cee has read the newspapers, done the research, and studied the statistics. With knowledge in hand, he decides to do something to effect change. In this story, Doc Cee sends a powerful message to the entire world. It is a message for all people, whether you are young or old, or rich or poor. Just what is this message, and how is it uniquely tied to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s message that "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere?" Read the story and learn the main idea in Doc Cee's message. You may even have a solution to the problem.
About the author
Dr. Cleophas O. Jones was born in Mobile, Alabama. He is an educator with 20+ years of K-12 leadership experience at the elementary, middle, high school, and district office level, in one of the largest public school systems in the United States. He is committed to providing highly resilient, informational and infunmational literature selections designed to reach and inspire all readers, and particularly children and struggling readers. Dr. Jones is one of the best poetic children's literature authors, ever. He believes in reading for positive acceleration, learning for productive maximization, and applying your knowledge for progressive elevation. He knows that by setting your mind to having fun when reading, then reading will become a fun mindset. Reading and leading are directly related. His literary works are dedicated to children all over the world who are inspired to read and aspire to lead…that's all children. Dr. Jones's implied motto speaks volumes – "UReadULead".

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