Svante Myrick: Armed and Afraid
As more senseless shootings claim lives, it’s time to turn away from apocalyptic rhetoric and focus on what actually makes us safer.
George Yancy: Policing Does Not Have Problems — It Is the Problem
We must examine proactive ways to address the social issues that lead to crime and violence, which does not necessitate more police.
Robert P. Alvarez: Humanizing the People Police Kill
The standard, often unreliable reporting on police killings dehumanizes victims — a fact my own family knows too well.
Abby Zimet | Killology Inc: America’s Police
The murders by cop go on – the latest, Lymond Moses, was asleep in his car – prompting furious calls for police reform from many weary of the carnage.
Abby Zimet: White Privilege 101 — How To “Survive” Killing An Unarmed Black Man With His Hands In the Air on Video and Somehow Continue Insisting You’re the Victim
Screenshot from the air. Photo: Mike Simons/Tulsa World . Betty Shelby, the white Tulsa police officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher for being a big black guy and … Continue reading →
Frank Edwards & Michael H. Esposito: Police kill about 3 men per day in the US
Police in the U.S. kill on average more than 1,000 men per year, or about three men per day. According to our estimates, police are responsible for about 8 percent … Continue reading →