A World Without Police

Originally published October 16th, 2016 on the original blog.

A world without police. Even now, this idea sounds hopelessly leftist and radical to me. I remember first hearing Ashley Yates and Rae Nelson discuss it at the #blacklivesmatter forum at Philander Smith College. Shaun King was in town and gave his presentation on being in a “historical depression” where moral progress seemed to stop. It was Yates and Nelson who captivated my imagination through.

My captivation lead me to find data; and in it, I found the timbre of my writer’s voice. I feel that this



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Hal H. Harris

Black on Both Sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is hal.harris@est1865.com.