The tragic events over the past year, from George Floyd to Ma’Khia Byrant, have brought un...

Opinion | Law Enforcement, Including ICE, Perpetuates White Supremacy – Common Dreams

The tragic events over the past year, from George Floyd to Ma’Khia Byrant, have brought unprecedented focus on how law enforcement at all levels upholds white supremacy. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP), is a part of that white nationalist and racist web of law enforcement.These agencies are embedded within the US prison industrial complex that deprives people of their liberty, creates inhumane living conditions and perpetuates a culture of violence that has devastating and sometimes fatal results.Despite the national outcry to defund law enforcement agencies, a letter to Secretary Mayorkas from members of Congress …

 

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