The Necropolitics of Breath in a Policing State

Philip Olayoku Blog Post

The sombre mood within the globe, following measures to curtail the further spread of the deadly new coronavirus codenamed COVID-19, was interrupted by the enduring menace of police brutality; again stirring the world’s consciousness to the challenge of social inequality even if everyone remained vulnerable to infection by the virus. This period of the world’s healing process would thus be incomplete without revisiting the enduring question of police violence and its attendant targeted fatalities with waves of #Blacklivesmatter protests spiralling across different continents. This question