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David Wilson

This piece was originally published in 1968 after the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where anti-war demonstrations were met with violent police backlash. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the event. more

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Fibonacci Blue

A new wave of progressive candidates are challenging the party establishment and taking on police brutality. more

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Cenac’s show is a look at policing, firmly rooted in the cultural landscape of America. more

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Joeff Davis

“Unfortunately, it’s not at all unexpected that police side with white supremacists.” more

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Anya Klepacki

As author Alex Vitale puts it, “when political leaders tell the police to wage a war on crime, a war on drugs, a war on terror, a war on gangs, a war on disorder, police are going to get the message that they are at war with the public.” more

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A former investment banker and army officer has made an unlikely pivot to police monitor—and he’s training others to do the same. more

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Kino Lorber

Despite its gloomy subject matter, the film offers some hope. more

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“Zero Dark Thirty” was a despicable piece of pro-CIA propaganda, but with “Detroit” the filmmaker has redeemed herself. more

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Geralt

“Feared for my life” is a go-to excuse, accepted in the court of public opinion and by juries, when considering the deaths of black men. more

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KrasnerForDA.com

A progressive wind is blowing into the D.A.’s office, and none too soon, given the current climate in the courts and in the prisons. more

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Tony Webster

A veteran police officer reflects on what the officer could have done differently and where we go from here. more

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I protest police brutality, not the existence of police. My goal is to show solidarity with those whom I cannot comfort, and anger at the senseless loss of life. As as a crime victim in the past, I know that police can be necessary. In Dall... more

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