Voices from the DNC

“This whole movement of his has been so beautiful, the people are beautiful, the way we’ve come together. ...This is just one more piece that, you know, I think is reflective of that movement.” Sanjay Patel, a pledged delegate for Bernie Sanders, on the inspiration for making this jacket.

Issue: September/October 2016

Following the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling this summer, and the violence in Dallas, the nation erupted with questions of how police interact with communities of color. There is much work to be done to change our policing systems, but in our cover story we offer some examples of police officials from all over the country who are working on new models of policing that see the goodness in each life rather than threats to neutralize.