The climate is ripe for building coalitions based on intersecting issues amid what could be a massive social transition.
We are witnessing a profound clash between forces of the past and forces of the future, says Davis.
Holiday-themed mutual aid efforts are popping up in cities and towns all across the United States.
The ShotSpotter system manufactures urgency for aggressive police deployments.
Hiring a diverse police force may change what cops look like, but it doesn’t change what policing means and does.
“We’re talking about a hostage situation and the answer is to free the hostages,” says Kelly Hayes.
There is a lot at stake, but experienced organizers say there’s so much more to gain through collective action.
Human rights lawyer Derecka Purnell argues that police reform is an inadequate compromise to calls for abolition.
The study also showed that Black people are 3.5 times more likely to be killed by police than white people.