police

The #SayHerName Movement Doesn’t Include Ashli Babbitt

To be clear, #SayHerName isn’t just a hashtag; it’s a movement. 

Of Course the Police Allowed White People to Stage a Coup

The police’s investment in curbing white domestic terrorism remains an open question at best. Read more »

Defund the Police Is a Demand—and We Should Heed It

Instead of backing off, this is the time to barrel forward with our demands. Read more »

Love No Limit: We Should Think about Prison Abolition as a Love Story

We’re not only working to abolish the prison-industrial complex. We’re also working to build communities of care. Read more »

Legacy Lost: Barack Obama Has Shown His True Colors in 2020

Obama’s commentary on “defund the police” frustrated many activists. Read more »

Cancel Check: “Cancel Culture,” Abolition, and the Meaning of Accountability

Why can’t we recognize “canceling” as a reckoning with power and justice? Read more »

Breonna Taylor, the Figurehead, the Martyr, the Product

Black women victims of police violence are treated as if they’re disposable, their names evoked only to sell magazines and increase social-media engagement. Read more »

Very Online: Inside the Endless Post-Police Brutality Loop

We continue treading the same digital footsteps, hoping that, maybe, this time, it’ll make a difference. Read more »

Beyond Moral Purity: Non-white Leftists Are Some of the Most Engaged Political Citizens

They aren’t “doing nothing” to stop Trump—rather, they’re working to better our communities through other means. Read more »

Abby Johnson Is Hiding Her Racism behind Her Black Son

“Statistically, my brown son is more likely to commit a violent offense over my white sons, okay?” Read more »

Why Is Activism Reserved for White Moms?

Black mothers have long been doing the work. Read more »

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