By Michelle S. Phelps
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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.
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
Black People Are Dying of Police Terror and Covid19. It is time to defund the police NOW
One effect of the widespread protests across U.S. cities this week has been to renew discussions of what role the police should play in society.
By Leah Donnella
The murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor prove what we already knew—police “reform” has failed.
by Alex Vitale
Ultimately, the only way that we will address oppressive policing is to abolish the police.
By Mariame Kaba