Fight Back Against Police Brutality

With the International Day Against Police Brutality coming up quickly (it happens on March 15 each year), it's a great time to think about ways to go about resisting police violence. This quick “Top 5” list of ways to fight police brutality comes from NewsOne, a news site tailored to African-American citizens. It’s a pretty good starting point for activists of any race or nationality who want to “rally the troops” around the issue of resisting police violence.

 

We all deserve to have our rights respected, and to be safe when exercising our rights to freedom of speech and expression. Activists – especially those engaging in peaceful, non-violent direct action – should not have to work in fear of illegal and harmful reaction from authorities.

 

Here are some other tools that might help you put these tips into action (or stay safe from other, inevitable acts of police brutality):

 

-Interacting with police 

-Tips for direct action

-Guide to help trans folk stay safe during direct action 

-Bringing issues to a legislator for action 

 

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