Reimagining Safety & Security In Our Communities

By Staff, www.law4blacklives.org -

By Staff of Law for Black Lives - Over the last 30 years, at both the national and local levels, governments have dramatically increased their spending on criminalization, policing, and mass [...]

Protest Policing In Trump’s America: Notes For J20 And Beyond

By Traci Yoder, www.nlg.org -

By Traci Yoder for NLG Director of Research and Education - When independent media collective Unicorn Riot filed a records request to the North Dakota Department of Corrections related to the [...]

Viral Video Illustrates What’s Wrong With Policing In America

By Aaron Rupar, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Aaron Rupar for Think Progress - Last Wednesday, a black man was walking down a street in suburban Edina, Minnesota, when a plain clothes officer grabbed him and refused to let go. The [...]

Community Policing Part Of The Problem Of Abusive Policing

By Staff, www.wechargegenocide.org -

By Staff of We Charge Genocide - On June 8, 2016, three members of a We Charge Genocide working group, Real Community Accountability for People’s Safety (RCAPS) met with the Department of [...]

AFROMATION: ‘These Are Our Demands’

By Baltimore Bloc, www.popularresistance.org -

By Michaela Brown for Baltimore Bloc. Baltimore, MD - "It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our [...]

Tomgram: Harwood And Stanley, Policing The Dystopia

By Matthew Harwood and Jay Stanley, www.tomdispatch.com -

By Matthew Harwood and Jay Stanley for Tom Dispatch - For 15 years, Americans have been living in a constant state of “wartime” without any of the obvious signs of war. There is no draft. The [...]

Black Culture Isn’t The Problem – Systemic Inequality Is

By Boots Riley, www.theguardian.com -

By Boots Riley for The Guardian - The idea that it is black folks and our supposedly immoral and savage culture that creates our disproportionate rates of poverty and imprisonment is everywhere: [...]

Newark Police To Revamp Stop-And-Frisk In Civil Rights Accord

By Joseph Ax, www.reuters.com -

By Joseph Ax for Reuters - Police in Newark, New Jersey, will institute sweeping reforms to resolve allegations of widespread civil-rights violations under the supervision of a federal monitor, [...]

Leaked NYPD Union Docs: City Agrees To Cover Up Police Abuse

By George Joseph, www.theguardian.com -

By George Joseph for The Guardian - Contracts between police and city authorities, leaked after hackers breached the website of the country’s biggest law enforcement union, contain guarantees [...]

Thousands In France Protest State Of Emergency

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Activists say the French government's crackdown on protests has done nothing to make the country safer. Thousands of people marched across France Saturday to protest the [...]