Mother Jones magazine published an excerpt from Professor Dorothy Roberts's new book, Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families--and How Abolition Can Build a Safer World, released on April 5th. “Policing” is the word that captures best what the system does to America’s most disfranchised families. It subjects them to surveillance, coercion, and punishment. It is a family-policing system. And the only way to stop the destruction caused by family policing is to stop policing families—to abolish the system that tears families apart," scholar Dorothy Roberts writes. To read the entire excerpt, click here.