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Defunding Vs. Abolishing The Police Explained In 6 Minutes

June 12, 2020

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Activist and educator Joseph Capehart explains the difference between reforming, defunding, and abolishing the police — and why it’s important.

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Additional resources on police abolition:

Books:

“The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander

“The End of Policing” by Alex Vitale 

“Are Prisons Obsolete?” by Angela Davis

Orgs:

Critical Resistance (https://www.criticalresistance.org)

Reclaim the Block (https://www.reclaimtheblock.org

Care Not Cops PDX (https://www.carenotcops.org)

Black Visions Collective (https://www.blackvisionsmn.org)

Black Table Arts (https://www.blacktablearts.com)

Leaders: 

Adrienne Maree Brown

Mariame Kaba

Marc Lamont Hill

Ruth Wilson Gilmore 

Angela Davis 

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