Category Archives for "Political Analysis"

Nov 12

AUDIO: Baltimore’s “Eye in the Sky” Program: What’s Next?

  Tom Hall | November 12, 2020 Last May, an Ohio-based company called Persistent Surveillance Systems was granted permission to conduct a six-month trial program in Baltimore — paid for by a foundation in Texas — to determine if an Aerial Investigation Research (AIR) program was an effective way to help local police and prosecutors in […]

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Jun 17

COMMENTARY: A Path to Reparations for the War on Drugs

By: Lawrence Grandpre | June 17. 2020 Imagine being stuck in jail in the middle of a global pandemic for selling something now considered an “essential product.” The racialized War on Drugs is making this scenario a reality in prisons and jails across America. With the rise of COVID-19, prisons now serve as petri dishes […]

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Jun 16

VIDEO: Moving from Protest to Policy after the nationwide demonstrations (6.16.2020)

Dayvon Love, Director of Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle responds to recent comments from Donald Trump in regards to law enforcement accountability. ————————— 6.16.20 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Trump signs executive order on policing; #DreasjonReed’s family files wrongful death suit against Indianapolis, IMPD; Another man has been found hanging in Houston; Anti-police brutality protests continue, […]

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Jun 13

Letter of Accountability

Trigger Warning – Sexual Assault This statement is on behalf of the women of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle: Nadirah Smith – Chief Operations Officer, Candace Handy – Events and Projects Curator, and Lady Brion – Cultural Curator.  First, we would like to thank our partners and members of our base for your continued support.  In […]

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Jun 10

The Colonization of “Radical Politics”

By: Dayvon Love Lately, there have been several national conversations about the presence of white people in the demonstrations that have emerged in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The mainstream media has referred to the presence of white people in these demonstrations as the cause for the property destruction and […]

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