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Dorothy Roberts, a light-skinned Black woman with wavy locs and glasses, smiles and crosses her arms in front of a college campus

Abolition isn’t an end point we can see clearly in the distance; it is a horizon that we must continually struggle toward because we can’t accept the current suffering perpetrated by the carceral state.

Dorothy Roberts, from Dorothy Roberts Lays Out a Damning Exposé of Medical Racism and “Child Welfare”


Abolition in Action

To make revolutionary change, we must start somewhere. Truthout and Inquest share local examples of abolition in action.

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An illustration of three prison abolitionists - one with partially shaved hair, one a black woman, and one a Muslim woman in a hijab, stand beside oneanother holding bold cutters. Their faces are turned away from the viewer, gazing instead at a tangle of red chains that are keeping them - and us- from the sun beyond.

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