Michael Slager

Black People: We Must Police Ourselves

Black People: We Must Police Ourselves

When police murder Black people on the streets of U.S. cities, they do not think they are behaving like “rogue” cops or “bad apples.” Rather, most of them believe – and are encouraged in believing – that they are protecting and serving their communities. The central question task of the Black Lives Matter mobilization must become empowering the Black community to protect and police itself – with the understanding that this cannot occur without an insurgency.

Blood Money, Killer Cops: How Privatization Is Funding the Racist Logic of America’s Police

Blood Money, Killer Cops: How Privatization Is Funding the Racist Logic of America’s Police

What do police violence in Oklahoma and NYC have in common? An infusion of private cash and a culture of death.

So... the NYPD Just Broke an NBA Player's Leg

So... the NYPD Just Broke an NBA Player's Leg

At a moment when people across the country are reckoning with the deadly reality of police violence and the terror it imposes on black communities, the New York Police Department fractured the leg of a player in the National Basketball Association. The NYPD had an interaction with Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks, and they broke his damn leg.