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Did Calls To Defund The Police Really Hurt Democrats?

Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Candis Watts Smith about police brutality and the Democratic get together.

In the times following the November third election, Democrats have questioned out loud why their get together didn’t do higher within the House or the Senate. Congressman Jim Clyburn of South Carolina claimed that activists’ name to Defund the Police damage Senate candidate Jaime Harrison in opposition to GOP Senator Lindsey Graham. Lousiana Representative Cedric Richmond echoed this declare saying on Face the Nation, “Defunding the police’ is a title that hurts Democrats.” 

Candis Watts Smith is Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Penn State University and the co-author of quite a few books together with Stay Woke: A People’s Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter.

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