Tag: police

Stories from the Front Lines: Courage is Contagious

Benjamin Tier is a tour guide, comedian, and writer turned independent reporter. His first Black Lives Matter protest was in St. Augustine, FL, and after relocating to Portland, he began following Teresa Raifford, the founder of Don’t Shoot Portland who ran for the office of Portland mayor in 2020. “I listened [to] black mothers saying, […]

Argument for Abolishing the Police Based on History and Current Events – Opinion

I am guilty of forgetting I am an outlier in many of my friend circles and many of you have never, ever conceptualized a society without a police force. Big new ideas like that can be extremely difficult to grasp without a framework to support it, so I am going to try to give you […]