i cannot emphasize enough that convictions are not justice for George Floyd. We will never know because justice requires the participation of the people impacted by it. The dead cannot participate. There is relief, punishment, but not “justice”
The reason people are excited that Chauvin will go to prison is because prison is where we send poor, black disabled people to rot. This “justice” is built upon the exploitation and suffering of every day people in prisons
It’s satisfying, I understand. But I promise anyone who is satisfied by this will be much more satisfied by saving lives. Convictions don’t save lives. Abolish the police
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