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State Rep. Justin Slaughter, center, holds up his fist while wearing a black glove after the SAFE-T Act passed the Illinois House.
State Rep. Justin Slaughter, center, holds up his fist while wearing a black glove after the SAFE-T Act passed the Illinois House.

The conservative backlash to the SAFE-T Act is nothing new

Throughout history, anytime there’s progress made in Black liberatory work, there’s often an oppressive force on the other side using all their might to shut it down, writes The TRiiBE’s Tiffany Walden.

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