How to Defund the Police
Season 8 E 6 • 08/25/2020
Franchesca Ramsey explains how reallocating police funds to community programs will save taxpayers money and allow specialists to handle situations police officers are not equipped for.
DecodedS7 • E8Five Asexuality Myths Debunked
Ricky Dillon explores misconceptions about asexual people.
DecodedS7 • E9Three Reasons Being Called Exotic Is Not a Compliment
Franchesca explains why describing female BIPOC as exotic reinforces white beauty standards.
DecodedS7 • E10Are Drag Queens Trans?
Peppermint explains the differences between drag queens and trans women.
DecodedS7 • E11The History of Cholo
Veronica Garza shares the origins of the word "cholo" and how a word meant to be an insult was transformed into a look, attitude and cultural movement.
DecodedS7 • E12Light-Skinned Privilege
Franchesca breaks down the concept of colorism as it exists within racism and explains how light-skinned Black women have had skin color privilege throughout history.
DecodedS8 • E1Why It's Not About Good Cops vs. Bad Cops
Franchesca Ramsey breaks down the myth of the good cop and why the idea fails to address the systemic problems with policing.
DecodedS8 • E2Why Prosecuting Police Is Almost Impossible
Franchesca Ramsey discusses qualified immunity and examines how police officers can call the court system for backup after they've killed or harmed someone
DecodedS8 • E3Three Hollywood Myths About Police
Franchesca Ramsey discusses copaganda, myths Hollywood reinforces about policing and how the defund-the-police movement could help solve societal problems.
DecodedS8 • E4The Racist Origins of Police
Franchesca Ramsey looks at the history of policing and the institutions that provided a blueprint for modern law enforcement.
DecodedS8 • E5The War on Drugs Is a Lie
Franchesca Ramsey breaks down the history and falsehoods behind the war on drugs and explains how it has fueled some of the worst aspects of modern policing.
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