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In US news and current events today, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors says we must defund the police in order to see comprehensive and systematic change. It seems like a radical idea, but there is sound science and logic behind shrinking the police budgets in favor of social programs, education and other avenues that increase quality of life for working people, Black and African Americans and other people of color, which in turn can lead to a drop in crime. As the Black Lives Matter protests and George Floyd protests continue to grow around the world, it may be time to drastically rethink policing and issue real police reform to ensure accountability and the end to police racism, police violence, and police brutality. #BlackLivesMatter #DefundthePolice #BLM #GeorgeFloyd #ICantBreathe #Protests #PoliceBrutality #News #NowThis #NowThisNews This video "BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors on Why We Must Defund the Police 'The demand to defund law enforcement is not just a demand in one city, I think it's a national demand.' — NowThis’ correspondent @simplyzinhle speaks with #BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors (@osopepatrisse) about the state of the movement for Black lives, and their new demands Please flag Ashley Ennis before publishing", first appeared on https://nowthisnews.com.