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Defund, reform or abolish police departments — that's the growing call among US protesters. Already, the idea is taking hold, as the Minneapolis City Council pledged to dismantle its police department this week. Why is this movement gaining traction? We go to Minneapolis to find out.
In this episode:
A. Raphael Johnson (@ulitave), a novelist in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Kami Chavis (@ProfKamiChavis), director of the Criminal Justice Program at Wake Forest University; Simone Weichselbaum (@SimoneJWei), writer at The Marshall Project; Mohamed Shehk, communications director for Critical Resistance (@C_Resistance).
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