Follow

Black Lives Matter protests have saved lives, study finds

Places with Black Lives Matter protests experienced a 15% to 20% decrease in police homicides from 2014 to 2019 — around 300 fewer deaths. “The gap in lethal use-of-force between places with and without protests widens over these subsequent years and is most prominent when protests are large or frequent.”

streetroots.org/news/2021/05/2

@polymerwitch the "make the bigots afraid" principle well at work here, love it

@polymerwitch nice to know just showing up and standing there really does help a little bit

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon

This is a single user instance used by polymerwitch. Checkout my bio and my commitment to the fediverse for more info.