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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.

Police Get Punched, Put Into Headlocks, Shot, But Show Restraint With White 'Christians'

Police Get Punched, Put Into Headlocks, Shot, But Show Restraint With White 'Christians'

Somehow, police found it in their hearts, in spite of being punched in the face, put into headlocks, and even shot in a full-on battle royale parking lot melee, to use restraint that black folk across America could only dream of in a far-off fairytale land.

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.

The War On Black America

The War On Black America

The wave of state violence that smashed the Black Panther Party when it challenged the police “army of occupation” in the late Sixties, never subsided, but was instead hard-wired into the criminal justice system, nationwide.