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Hayes, Chris
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Compare and contrast the experiences Chris Hayes and Dayvon Love had with police officers, as described in Chapter One. What was was each doing to warrant their interaction? How were they treated by the officers?

This demonstrates the different ways white and black American experience interactions with law enforcement.

How does Hayes define a colony and a nation? How does this concept relate to the traditional conception of colonialism? Which groups reside in the Colony and the Nation?

This helps the student understand Hayes’s central thesis and contextualizes it in historical events.

What similarities does Hayes draw between Ferguson, MO and the American colonies before the Revolutionary War? What is the purpose of this comparison?

This helps the student understand this historical comparison and the fact that minority residents of Ferguson were treated unjustly by their police department.

Describe Hayes’s experiences with the police training simulation. What conclusions does he draw from this experience?

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