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Driving While Black MPLS: Sign petition!


ACTION REQUESTED: Sign our petition to end racial disparities in police stops for equipment violations #DrivingWhileBlackMPLS

Visit https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/end-racial-disparities-in-police-stops-for-equipment-violations-drivingwhileblackmpls to sign the petition and do your part in ending racial disparities!

PLEASE NOTE that we are only looking to institute a moratorium on equipment violation stops (broken tail light, tint, etc)

Over the last 12 months, there have been over 7,000 stops for equipment violations. Of these stops:

> 55% of the individuals were Black or East African, even though only make up 18% of the population.

> 30% of the individuals were White, and make up 60% of the population in Minneapolis. *percentage of White drivers is higher when factoring in commuters for work and events (sporting, concerts, seasonal, etc.).

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!