Racial justice, Social justice, Black Lives Matter
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Last week in an interview on “Good Luck America,” former President Barack Obama called “defund the police” a “snappy slogan” that is not going to be effective in gathering support for change. To many, Obama’s statements were frustrating, to say the very least. The recognition of a movement like “defund the police” is something that people have been pushing for a long time; its prevalence is something to be proud of, not to publicly dismiss.
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Savage, Leah, ""Defund the police" is not the problem" (2020). University of Maine Racial Justice Collection. 137.