“A Stopgap for a Much Larger Problem”: What Police Reform Could Look Like

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People across the US have flooded into the streets to protest police violence against black Americans. We’ll break down some of the concerns protests are highlighting, including disparities in how law enforcement treats black Americans, as well as police militarization. We’ll also talk to an expert about some potential solutions.

Also: if you’re seeing calls to donate to a bail fund and wondering how those work, we’ll explain.

And finally, we’re ‘pressing pause’ to highlight the creative ways people are documenting their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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