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What Have The Protests Accomplished?

So what has protesting accomplished?

🏾Within 10 days of sustained protests: Minneapolis bans use of choke holds.

🏾Charges are upgraded against Officer Chauvin, and his accomplices are arrested and charged.

🏾Dallas adopts a “duty to intervene” rule that requires officers to stop other cops who are engaging in inappropriate use of force.

🏾New Jersey’s attorney general said the state will update its use-of-force guidelines for the first time in two decades.

🏾In Maryland, a bipartisan work group of state lawmakers announced a police reform work group.

🏾Los Angeles City Council introduces motion to reduce LAPD’s $1.8 billion operating budget.

🏾MBTA in Boston agrees to stop using public buses to transport police officers to protests.

🏾Police brutality captured on cameras leads to near-immediate suspensions and firings of officers in several cities (i.e., Buffalo, Ft. Lauderdale).

🏾Monuments celebrating confederates are removed in cities in Virginia, Alabama, and other states.

🏾Street in front of the White House is renamed “Black Lives Matter Plaza. Military forces begin to withdraw from D.C. Then

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