Colin Kaepernick has announced "Abolition for the People: The Movement For a Future Without Policing & Prisons," a collection of essays that call for the abolition of policing and prisons.
Colin Kaepernick may not currently have a job as a professional football player, but the former San Francisco 49er and record-holding quarterback has not stopped working since being blackballed by the NFL for protesting police brutality. In just the past few months, Kaepernick has aired a docuseries on Snapchat and been getting ready for the forthcoming release of the Netflix limited series Colin in Black & White.
Now, the NFL star-turned-activist has announced that he has another major project in the pipeline: a book. Titled Abolition for the People: The Movement For a Future Without Policing & Prisons, Kaepernick's upcoming book will feature a collection of essays that explore the controversial topic of abolishing the police, and he will serve as the book's editor and publisher, via his company Kaepernick Publishing.
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Taking to his social media accounts to announce the book, Colin Kaepernick says, "Today, I’m excited to share that we at @KaepernickPublishing will be releasing our first title, ABOLITION FOR THE PEOPLE: THE MOVEMENT FOR A FUTURE WITHOUT POLICING & PRISONS, on 10/12/21.
"This anthology builds on decades of organizing and writing against policing & prisons & features the work of over 30 contributors plus a reader’s guide, infographics, & cover art by Emory Douglas," he continues. "I'm proud to have edited this collection & hope it adds to the chorus of voices calling for a world without & beyond policing & prisons. #AbolitionForThePeople."
Abolition for the People: The Movement for a Future without Policing & Prisons is set to release on October 10, 2021, and those interested can stay updated with details regarding its release by following Colin Kaepernick's social media.