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Black Lives Matter
"Looking to the future, I am feeling hopeful. I feel like I’ve seen the power of solidarity over the last year."
Conversations about abolishing the police have entered the mainstream in the wake of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests. But for abolitionists seeking justice in 2021, the prison system presents a complex conflict of interests.
“The turnout was amazing, we expected 500 people, there were thousands.”
Yesterday, 11 months after the death of George Floyd, former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of his murder. It was an historic verdict, but the war against systemic racism and police brutality has barely begun.
The Voice: The government’s commission on race was supposed to address the concerns of the Black Lives Matter protesters who took to the streets last summer. Instead, it appears to be an attempt to silence them, setting a dangerous precedent for the future of race relations in the UK.