It’s Time to Defund the Police before it’s too Late


It was a sweltering summer morning in 1964 when an off-duty New York City police officer shot and killed a 15-year-old Black boy named James Powell, sparking several days of rioting in Harlem. Powell had been sitting on the front steps of an apartment building with friends across the street from the school he was attending on the Upper East Side of Manhattan when the superintendent of the...