Document Type

Opinion Piece

Authors

Leah Savage

Publication Title

Maine Campus

Publication Date

12-14-2020

Abstract/ Summary

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.

Identifier

Racial Justice_Maine Campus_2021_01_15c

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