Angela Davis on the argument for police and jail abolition

Video Duration 25 minutes 52 seconds

From: UpFront

We have to ‘understand and get rid of the conditions that produce violence in individuals,’ says Angela Davis.

In current years, requires abolishing police and prisons within the United States have grown louder.

In the wake of what many view as failures by regulation enforcement and the US legal authorized system, folks have been calling for another approach, putting abolition on the centre of mainstream discourse on confront police brutality and systemic racism.

That approach should be each humane and embody a much bigger image imaginative and prescient for coping with crime and violence, says political activist and scholar, Angela Davis, who has been on the forefront of actions to abolish prisons and the police for many years.

But is abolition actually potential? And what would take the place of prisons and police?

On an UpFront particular interview, Marc Lamont Hill speaks with Angela Davis.


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