The U.S. policing system has been entwined with racism since its inception during the slavery era.
Technological innovation often outpaces our ability to protect individual privacy. That is definitely true in the current moment. Our digital footprints can be tracked by the government and corporations in ways that were once unthinkable.
This summer, we saw Black Lives Matter protests across the state of Indiana, calling for an end to police brutality.
In just the first week of the 2021 Indiana Legislative Session, several pieces of legislation have been introduced in an attempt to take power and oversight of local police departments away from the very communities' police departments are meant to serve.