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This Week in Racism

It’s an embarrassment of riches in our weekly roundup of the world’s most preventable disease!

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The department’s most vulnerable received no warning from managers


Getting hit by a police car isn’t justifiable

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Politicians continue to misframe abolitionist thinking — while the system continues to devour innocent Black men

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It’s an embarrassment of riches in our weekly roundup of the world’s most preventable disease!


Dismantle, Change, Build
Dismantle, Change, Build

Abolition for the People

From state-level coalitions to sweeping federal mandates, imagining the future means spending money in the right places


Who Is Being Healed?
Who Is Being Healed?

Abolition for the People

I was 19 when I went to prison, but prison isn’t what healed me


Abolition for the People

The idea that we can resolve racism by integrating a fundamentally anti-Black institution in the U.S. is the most absurd notion of all


The Three Traps of Reform
The Three Traps of Reform

ABOLITION FOR THE PEOPLE

Decades of reform have built an agile, deadly force that pushes millions of people into the largest carceral system in the world


Rainbow-Washing’s True Colors
Rainbow-Washing’s True Colors

Abolition for the People

LGBTQ activists have a long history of protesting against the violence of police and prisons

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