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.”
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