Dollar, Cindy Brooks

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Police brutality as an extension of white supremacy: social control of African Americans in contemporary America 2020 867 This research examines the unbroken historical link and connection of policing as an institution in the African American community. From slavery to the present, there has always been a history of police malevolence in African American communities. Al...
Social participation of racialized immigrants living under crimmigration law in North Carolina 2020 225 Restrictive immigration policies in the United States limit entry into the country while also limiting access to social goods and engagement inside the country. Throughout U.S. history, immigration policies limited entry to people based on race and c...
Socio-economic factors and crime across large, urban areas 2017 816 Numerous studies have investigated the structural causes of crime, but findings reveal significant inconsistencies across studies. Researchers often rely on social disorganization, collective efficacy, and strain frameworks to explain the relationshi...
America’s backbone: a contemporary analysis of Black women and the trap of loyalty 2017 808 Black women’s dual subordinate identities (black and woman) create unique experiences in America which are often erased or ignored. Studies focusing on race center on black men, while studies on gender focus on white women. Richie’s (1985, 2012) trap...
The inevitable retreat? digital media spaces and marriageability dynamics in modern Black American communities 2018 195 The past four decades show significant increase in number of marriages between Black men and non-Black women, and decline in marriage overall for Black women (Crowder and Tolnay 2000; Raley, Sweeney, and Wondra 2015). This retreat from marriage by Bl...
Lone survivor: linking institutionalized racial adversity, lived experiences and mental health conditions among African Americans 2018 246 Historically, African Americans have practiced self-concealment and utilized alternative forms of mental health treatment such as social support and religious mediation. Using Agnew’s general strain theory and Link’s labeling theory, I illustrate the...
A perfect storm: a routine activity analysis of female undergraduate sexual assault 2016 458 Institutions of higher education have been traditionally viewed as a safe place to explore entry into adulthood. However, sexual assault on college campuses is not uncommon, and awareness of sexual assaults on college campuses has increased tremendou...
Traversing the sunken place : investigating relationships between internet use and mental health especially among Black Americans 2022 101 Technological advancements have provided revolutionary access to information, and communication. In the midst of a pandemic, it has become a reliable source for students, teachers, corporations and influencers. But what are the dangers of exploring t...