“It is so sad that American law enforcement did not learn from my mistake in 1999 ... Cops who don’t go out of their way to open their hearts and, particularly, their minds present a real danger to their communities and, ultimately, to this country.
Favorite one so far! (4th article)
I really need to begin contextualizing the history that proceeds protests and significant events, because they seem to so greatly inform the now.
It was incredibly interesting and also crazy admirable to hear the very SPD chief himself who was in charge when protestors got wrongly treated during WTO. He's a police officer at heart and yet he's extremely anti-militarization of the police, which...is just. A rare stance for anyone on law enforcement anymore. It was refreshing, and hopeful. But also eye-opening. I hope my article give readers the same experience I had in simply attending.
Kelsey Hamlin is finishing up her last year at the UW. Though her time is typically spent telling others' stories, here's a chance to get a peek at hers.