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School To Prison Pipeline

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Abolition for the People

Policing in schools doesn’t just feed students to the carceral system — it corrupts the very nature of education

This article is part of Abolition for the People, a series brought to you by a partnership between Kaepernick Publishing and LEVEL, a Medium publication for and about the lives of Black and Brown men.The series, which comprises 30 essays and conversations over four weeks, points to the crucial conclusion that policing and prisons are not solutions for the issues and people the state deems social problems — and calls for a future that puts justice and the needs of the community first.

I was 16 years old, stopped at a red light, the first time I saw sirens…

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