Why America Must (Eventually) Defund the Police or Die

Andre Henry
7 min readJan 11, 2021

Without an intervention, the institution created to limit democracy for some is a threat to democracy at large.

A jolt from the gut startles him awake; he is gasping for air. He’d spring up in bed to inhale if he could, but some invisible weight on his chest keeps him pinned to the mattress.

Andre Henry

Best-selling author, award-winning musician, and activist writing about resilience and revolution.