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Black Lives Matter Organizer: Police Are Allowed To Kill Black People With ‘Impunity’ [VIDEO]

Steve Guest Media Reporter

Melina Abdullah, an organizer for Black Lives Matter and the chair of Pan-African Studies at Cal State, Los Angeles said on Wednesday, “We do not need to invest in the police that are held completely unaccountable, and are allowed to kill black people with impunity.”

Appearing on “CNN Newsroom,” host Carol Costello said, “Mr. Trump said the problem in our poorest communities is not less police, but more police. Would that solve Milwaukee’s problem?” (RELATED: Trump: ‘Reject The Bigotry Of Hillary Clinton’ [VIDEO])

“Absolutely not. If we want to talk about law and order, what we really need to do is re-imagine and define what public safety is,” Abdullah replied. “Every academic study shows public safety comes to the floor. We bolster public safety when we invest in the things that actually make communities safe: livable wage jobs, mental health resources, permanent housing, those sorts of things, after school programs.” (RELATED: Sheriff David Clarke: The ‘Law Of The Jungle’ Took Over In Milwaukee Due To ‘Progressive Policies’)

“We do not need to invest in the police that are held completely unaccountable, and are allowed to kill black people with impunity,” Abdullah said. (RELATED: Sheriff Clarke: Mainstream Media Is An ‘Accomplice’ To Milwaukee Riots [VIDEO])

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