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Police brutality in Texas

For these Texas organizers and officials, defunding the police means remedying effects of racism

Some Texas cities are eyeing cuts to police department budgets to fund social services like housing assistance, mental health services and job training.

A protester holds a sign towards a line of Dallas police at a march and rally for George Floyd in Dallas on May 29, 2020.

From slavery to broken-window policing

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Politics of defunding

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