Three important books:

How to Be An Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi

The End of Policing, Alex S. Vitale

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander

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Bus stop mom Erin here 👋 Found this read really helpful as I’ve been someone hung up on the unpopularity of the phrase “defund the police” while believing in the principle. It’s challenging to know (without hindsight) what compromise is helpful/needed, when, and to your point by whom (maybe Biden can’t and shouldn’t use the term, but maybe I should) and what just preserves the white supremacy status quo.

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