It costs hundreds of millions of dollars. They have not stopped a single school shooting. And the police are brutalizing Black, Brown, and Native American children from coast to coast. They are handcuffing and arresting them. We must interrupt the school to prison pipeline. Here's how.
People of color are trained to distrust law enforcement from an early age.
Not only are Black neighborhoods policed more heavily, but numerous studies reveal that Black people are more likely to be treated by police with force and face an increased number of fatal police encounters. None of this is news to the people of color who have lived in these violently policed neighborhoods for decades, but as the spotlight remains on the Black Lives Matter movement, more studies on racially motivated police brutality are emerging
Their brutality does not just reign in Black neighborhoods, but in schools across the country.
In today’s episode, Shaun breaks down the brutality children of color face in their schools and the steps that must be taken to ensure this brutality ends.