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Maggie Degnan

There's a growing movement for police abolition at UW-Madison

Support is growing for police abolition in Madison, particularly among the staff and student body at the University of Wisconsin. According to a survey conducted by UW’s United Faculty and Academic Staff labor union (UFAS), 57.1% of respondents indicated that police abolition is needed. The pool of respondents was 70% UFAS members and 30% graduate students at UW. UFAS represents all faculty and academic staff at the university.
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Why Al Sharpton and Ben Crump are taking up the case of a White teen killed by police

(CNN) — The Rev. Al Sharpton and Ben Crump are taking up their first case involving a White person who was killed after being shot during an encounter with a police officer. The civil rights leader and the high-profile attorney, who Sharpton has dubbed "Black America's Attorney general," deemed the police shooting of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain "one of the most significant" cases in the fight to push Congress for landmark police reform legislation.
New York City, NYsportsgrindentertainment.com

Ex-policeman wins NYC Democratic mayoral primary

A former police captain who promises to be tough on crime has been declared the winner of the race to pick a Democratic candidate to be New York City’s mayor. Eric Adams, currently borough president of Brooklyn, is now likely to become the city’s second black leader. The winner of...