Category: Defund the Police

Why voters rejected plans to replace the Minneapolis Police Department – and what’s next for policing reform

Why voters rejected plans to replace the Minneapolis Police Department – and what’s next for policing reform

By Michelle S. Phelps

Read the full article from Yahoo News, here.

Michelle Phelps at the University of Minnesota leads a project looking at attitudes toward policing in the city. The Conversation asked her to explain what happened in the Nov. 2, 2021, vote and where it leaves both Minneapolis’ beleaguered police department and police reform movements nationwide.

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We want investments in Black communities, determined by Black communities, and divestment from exploitative forces including prisons, fossil fuels, police, surveillance and exploitative corporations.

By Movement 4 Black Lives

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