7 Jun 2020INSTAGRAM.com
On her Instagram, along with a picture of Black Lives Matter pamphlets
Just learned from @museummammy that in the US, up to 50% of people killed by the police are disabled. Source: @disabilityisdiversity -This is where defunding the police, or ‘moving the money,’ is of such importance. Police should not be first responders to calls that they are not experts in: mental health crisis, addiction-related issues, the homeless, the disabled, etc. -A great example @cleowade shared with me this week, 1 of 5 calls to 911 are for mental health crises; therefore, 1/5 of the funding for the police force should be transferred towards community mental-health support. Some noteworthy numbers via @campaignzero @iamderay @samswey -There were only TWENTY SEVEN DAYS in 2019 where police DIDN’T KILL SOMEONE. (see graph) -Meanwhile, for the past 20 years, only 5% of arrests made are for violent crime. -levels of violent crime in US cities does NOT determine rate of police violence. (see graph) -Police violence resulting in death that does not include a gun is NOT included in regular press databases.
31 May 2020TWITTER.com
In a tweet, while retweeting a video showing BLM protestors being hurt by police
Kneeling down and peacefully protesting with a sign?!! How is that worthy of being forced to the floor since the police could’ve just walked past?!!These videos are just VILE. Let the people protest for what is right.
In an interview with Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor, talking about Barack Obama and Black Lives Matter deepening racial divisions
It’s a very very sad situation and hopefully it can be healed. We have a divider as a president. He’s the great divider and I’ve said it for a long time. […] What I’m saying is they are not necessarily wrong. There are certain people where unfortunately that comes into play. [...] I have to say, I think 99.9 percent of the police do an incredible job in the country,” said Mr. Trump. “I’m a big fan of the police of this country.