Black Lives Matter, gentrification and the security state in the San Francisco Bay Area

  title={Black Lives Matter, gentrification and the security state in the San Francisco Bay Area},
  author={M. Maharawal},
  journal={Anthropological Theory},
  pages={338 - 364}
  • M. Maharawal
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Anthropological Theory
  • In the Fall of 2014, Black Lives Matter protests erupted across the United States and the San Francisco Bay Area became the site of nightly demonstrations that deployed a range of disruptive practices and direct actions. The content and style of these protests reflected both the national political issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement, and highly local and regional struggles over gentrification and displacement. In this article, I analyze these protests in relation to the regional… CONTINUE READING
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