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January 21, 2021
Crash Course Abolition

What is Abolition? | Crash Course: Data for Black Lives | Episode 3, Season 1

What is abolition? More specifically, what does it mean to “abolish the police” or “abolish big data”? Why may we even want to abolish policing and big data? These phrases were thrown around a lot in this past year. So, in this episode of Crash Course, Linda is unpacking what abolition is and what it should be about: eliminating harms done to marginalized communities, restructuring power, and returning agency.