By some estimates, 2020 has seen the largest protest movement in US history, with demonstrations all over the country condemning the killings of Black people by police and demanding change. At the center of it all are the many cases that had gone largely unnoticed.
Al Jazeera’s award-winning documentary show Faultlines and The Take’s Malika Bilal got in touch with one woman whose son, Marqueese Alston, was killed by Washington, D.C. police in 2018. Activists say her fight for justice shows exactly why police reforms don’t work — and why abolition would.
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You can watch the Fault Lines documentary on Marqueese Alston’s killing and the ongoing protest movement at aje.io/PoliceProtests.
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