Policing and the Prison System
Unlearn What You Know
- How we can make racism a solvable problem and improve policing by Phillip Atiba Goff
- “Defund Policing” Factsheet per state from the Poor People’s Campaign
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said “Rioting is the language of the unheard.” Listen to the interview for context.
- What to do instead of calling the police
- Read Angela Davis, try this article to start
- Watch the documentary 13th;
- Read about the Department of Justice’s review of the Ferguson and Baltimore police departments following deaths of Michael Brown and Feddie Gray, respectively.
- Watch Just Mercy (free on streaming platforms for month of June)
- Learn about Community Policing
- Follow Unicorn Riot, a non-profit media organization dedicated to fair, on-the-ground reporting on civil disobedience, police brutality and white supremacy
- No More Money for Police by Philip V. McHarris and Thenjiwe McHarris, The New York Times
- Follow Campaign Zero (“We can end police violence in America.”)