The Atlantic Admits Piece About Abolishing Police Based on a False Narrative

by Damjan Tutarkov
LaCorte News

The Atlantic has made a series of major corrections to a story by social justice activist and lawyer Derecka Purnell that presented police officers in a bad light.

The article

In her essay “How I Became a Police Abolitionist,” first published July 6, Purnell recounted growing up in violent surroundings, focusing particularly on one instance where a police officer shot her cousin, who Purnell described as just a “boy,” before her eyes.

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