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Black Lives Matter Organizer: Police Are Allowed To Kill Black People With ‘Impunity’

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Melina Abdullah, an organizer for Black Lives Matter and the chair of Pan-African Studies at Cal State, Los Angeles said on Wednesday, “We do not need to invest in the police that are held completely unaccountable, and are allowed to kill black people with impunity.”

“Absolutely not. If we want to talk about law and order, what we really need to do is re-imagine and define what public safety is,” Abdullah replied. “Every academic study shows public safety comes to the floor. We bolster public safety when we invest in the things that actually make communities safe: livable wage jobs, mental health resources, permanent housing, those sorts of things, after school programs.” – READ MORE

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