If you’re in the business of trying (or just hoping) to change the world around you, you undoubtedly find yourself wondering how. How do we create change? We know that those in power will only do what the people demand, so how do we get people to support dismantling the only institutions they know?
This is a really good high-level introduction to what prison abolition can mean. Thank you for writing it!
Love this, Olayemi. This is also why I've never much adhered to the "cut someone out of your life" mentality, at least for me personally. People can and do change their minds with gradual exposure to new information.