Chicago Passes Union-Backed Bill For Civilian Oversight Of Violent Cops

By Joe DeManuelle-Hall, Labor Notes. -

In July, Chicago’s city council passed a modified version of police accountability legislation that activists have spent years fighting for, backed by major public sector unions and Black labor [...]

Community Control Of Public Safety: A Transitional Program For Power

By Netfa Freeman, Black Agenda Report. -

That Community Control Over Police campaigns (CCOP) are essentially neocolonialism is a rather wild claim that avowed abolitionist activists, like Dubian Ade applies to the articulation of CCOP [...]

The Truth About Defunding Police

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

One year ago, thousands of people engaged in protest in the wake of George Floyd’s killing by a Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer. A persistent protest demand was for defunding police [...]

The Radical Practicality Of Community Control Over Policing

By Pan African Community Action, Black Agenda Report. -

In response to the persistent problem of state-sponsored violence against working class Black communities and the futility of police reforms, the contemporary calls for community control over [...]

Join The Black Peoples March On Trump’s White House

By the Black is Back Coalition, Black Agenda Report. -

The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations (BiBC) is calling on colonized and unrepresented people of the U.S. to join us November 6-8 for the Black Power Matters march [...]

September 19: A Nationwide Day Of Protest

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

Despite the unprecedented wave of “Justice for George Floyd” protests that put more than 20 million people in the streets in every region of the nation in June, and the appearance of “Black Lives [...]

The Police Defunding Con Game

By Margaret Kimberly, Black Agenda Report. -

Cutting police budgets without establishing public control over their behavior doesn’t solve the problem, and invites politicians to shuffle budget numbers around like a three-card monte swindle. [...]

Community Control Of The Police – And A Whole Lot More

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The wave of people’s protests across the nation, backed by solidarity actions in cities around the world, has caused the corporate oligarchy and its servants to make promises they can’t keep and [...]

To Deal With Police, We Must Understand Why They Even Exist

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The recent protests across the country following the murder of George Floyd have elevated the demands to defund and abolish the police. This comes on the heels of the nationwide resurgence of a [...]

The Uprising Is Only Beginning: Building Power To Win Our Demands

The current uprising against police violence and racism is just beginning. It is rapidly shifting public consciousness on issues of policing, violence against Black people and others, and [...]

Day Of Action June 13: Stop Police Crimes, Community Control Now

By National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression. -

The National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression calls upon all its members, comrades, friends and allies to join a national day of action this Saturday, June 13ᵗʰ to call for direct [...]

Police Abolition And Other Revolutionary Lessons From Rojava

By Hawzhin Azeez. ROAR Magazine. -

In Rojava, Asayish (Internal Security Forces) and HPC (Civil Defense Forces) forces work together in a symbiotic relationship to provide safety and security to the community. The Asayish work [...]

Justice For George Floyd Requires Power To The People

Black America is heartbroken and angered by the brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. Floyd’s murder occurred in the third month of a pandemic that has taken over [...]

The Whole Damn System Is Guilty As Hell: Taking Control Of Police

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance   -

The entire system of policing in the United States is in crisis. Police murdering civilians has become a too common nightmare across the United States. The police murders of Michael Brown in [...]