Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom by Derecka Purnell

Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom

Derecka Purnell

nonfiction politics challenging informative reflective medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2021

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Derecka Purnell, author of the viral The Atlantic article “How I Became a Police Abolitionist,” invites readers to imagine a world without police through her journey as an activist.As more and more people in the United States and beyond grapple wi...
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informative 94%
challenging 72%
reflective 66%
inspiring 62%
hopeful 52%
emotional 26%
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dark 4%
tense 4%
adventurous 1%

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