“With the intention to eradicate anti-Blackness, we should additionally abolish the police” — Colin Kaepernick.
That is the core message of a brand new e-book being printed by the NFL quarterback — who’s arguing for the abolition of policing and prisons.
The e-book — titled “Abolition for the Folks: The Motion for a Future With out Policing & Prisons” — is ready to drop in October and options 30 essays, together with one from Colin himself.
Colin additionally served as editor on the mission — which we’re instructed can be obtainable in onerous copy, audio e-book and e-book.
“The omnipresent menace of untimely dying by the hands, knees, chokeholds, tasers, and weapons of regulation enforcement has solely additional engrained its anti-Black basis into the establishments of policing,” Kaepernick states.
“With the intention to eradicate anti-Blackness, we should additionally abolish the police. The abolition of 1 with out the opposite is inconceivable.”
One particular person acquainted with the e-book says the dialog Colin needs to have together with his readers is basically this … how can we reimagine and reenvision retaining communities secure and not using a militarized police presence?
In fact, Colin first took a knee through the nationwide anthem again in 2016 to shine a highlight on racial injustice and police brutality … notably with regard to incidents affecting the Black group.
Appears fairly apparent Colin feels the present policing system within the U.S. is not passable and desires an entire renovation from the bottom up.