A new report puts the number of police-perpetrated killings in 2020 at 2,134 — twice as high as other media estimates.
Police, their unions and lobbyists have supported one or more “anti-riot” bills in at least 14 states since last June.
In New York City, thousands of calls between incarcerated people and their legal teams were illegally recorded.
“None of us are safe, so long as safety is mythologized on these terms,” says Kelly Hayes.
George Floyd was murdered by police one year ago today. “Defund the police” is digging in and growing roots.
Abolitionists are confronting racial capitalism and policing in the post-industrial city of Paterson, New Jersey.
A recent poll has shown that when Americans understand what “defund the police” means, 63 percent support the idea.
Opponents of the new law decried it, saying the death penalty should be banned outright given its racist history.
Muslims are marking the end of Ramadan and working to create a just world free of police, prisons and punishment.
The officers are charged with violating George Floyd’s constitutional rights and failing to provide medical care.