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L.A. Super Bowl Host Committee Provides Grant to Activists Looking For to Eliminate School Police

The Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee has granted a grant to a group of activists who have the abolition of the Los Angeles School Police Department as one of their goals.

The host committee announced their list of grants to neighborhood companies and coalitions on Thursday. Amongst the 56 companies picked to get grants was the Brothers, Sons, Selves Union (BSS). The committee explained their thinking for the grant by pointing out the group for “making a transformative impact in underserved communities.”

The BSS self-describes as “a group of ten community-based organizations” with a mission “to end the criminalization of young bois/boys and guys of color by creating and affecting public policy that invests in youths and their future.”

Nevertheless, a better look at what the BSS actually does, reveals that the group looks for to “decriminalize” and “purchase young people” by divesting and defunding the authorities.

Specifically, the BSS is actively seeking to require the Los Angeles Unified School District to do away with its police force.

the lead up to the Super Bowl. “In addition, six of the 56 groups who got grants will be chosen to get a$50,000 grant at a later date. The NFL ended up being significantly active in the location of social justice after establishing a 10-year,$ 250 million fund after the national anthem

demonstrations led by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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