What we saw in Minneapolis, Louisville, and other cities tonight is what happens when authorities waste time talking around the real problems with policing. Forget looking for the “bad apples.” Any solution that isn’t about structural reform or abolition isn’t worth entertaining.
@bhagarty13 How has protesting peacefully solved this particular problem? That is the question I would have for white people, particularly those in power. Think about how the frustration and anxiety of folks not wanting to be killed by police can manifest itself. Wouldn't it look like this?
(Fine, it was the military, and that was worse. But they'd be acting as law enforcement, so the point stands.)
All these folks worried about erasing history when the Confederate statues come down will be thrilled to learn about the existence of books.
An entire island full of Americans in Puerto Rico are without power right now, and @POTUS is cursing out NFL players at his campaign rally.
He never called the white supremacists who terrorized Charlottesville “sons of bitches,” did he? Some of them got to be “very fine people.”
Audio leaked to reveals telling attendees at a closed-door campaign event that ’s voter turnout operation “continues to concern us, especially if everybody uses and exercises their right to vote.” Read my report.