America’s Police Problem

Opinion | The Police Can't Solve the Problem. They Are the Problem ...

The United States has reached a crossroads. The police response to protests against police brutality has been to act even more brutally toward the people they’re supposed to protect and serve. America needs to reckon with the legacy of slavery and the continued abuse of power by the police. – Second Thought 

Helpful resources: –

Read this first: https://www.thecut.com/2020/06/how-to-donate-effectively-to-fight-police-brutality.html

Bail Funds: https://bailfunds.github.io/

George Floyd Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd

Ahmaud Arbery Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/i-run-with-maud

Breonna Taylor Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/9v4q2-justice-for-breonna-taylor

David McAtee Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/justicefordavidmcatee

The Bail Project: https://bailproject.org/

National Bail Fund Network: https://www.communityjusticeexchange.org/nbfn-directory

MN Freedom Fund: https://twitter.com/MNFreedomFund

North Star Health: https://www.northstarhealthcollective.org/

Free Them All: https://twitter.com/FreeThemAll2020

Reclaim the Block: https://www.reclaimtheblock.org/home/#about

Additional reading and more funds: https://www.thecut.com/article/george-floyd-protests-how-to-help-where-to-donate.html

Learn about police abolition: The End of Policing (now free in eBook form):

https://www.versobooks.com/books/2426-the-end-of-policing

https://www.themarshallproject.org/records/3382-police-abolition

How to stay safe when protesting: https://www.insider.com/how-to-stay-safe-first-aid-protests-street-medics-2020-6

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