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  • Captain Erik Pecha of the Baltimore Police Department chats with a young demonstrator in front of the Baltimore Police Department Western District station during a protest against the death in police custody of Freddie Gray in Baltimore on April 23, 2015. Photo by Sait Serkan Gurbuz/Reuters
    April 25, 2015  

    Protesters in Baltimore, Maryland, took to the streets Saturday for what they promised would be their biggest march yet after near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died from injuries while in police custody. For more about the investigation into his death, Baltimore Sun reporter Luke Broadwater joins Alison Stewart. Continue reading

  • OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 13:  Mikela Mosley is given water during her arrest following a 'Millions March' demonstration protesting the killing of unarmed black men by police on December 13, 2014 in Oakland, California. The march was one of many held nationwide. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)
    December 14, 2014   BY Long Li 

    Dozens of protesters who marched in major cities across the country were arrested Saturday, amid the mostly peaceful demonstrations opposing recent police killings of unarmed black men. Continue reading

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    August 20, 2014  

    Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with the family of Michael Brown, as well as other community members, and receive an update from the FBI on the federal civil rights investigation of the shooting. Officials hoped more subdued overnight protests mean the violence that has plagued the St. Louis suburb is beginning to subside. Hari Sreenivasan reports. Continue reading

  • St. Louis cops shoot and kill man near Ferguson
    August 19, 2014  

    A new shooting threatened to inflame protests in Ferguson, Missouri. St. Louis police shot and killed a man after he robbed a market and confronted officers with a knife. Judy Woodruff talks to Yamiche Alcindor of USA Today about response to the new incident. The NewsHour’s Quinn Bowman reports on the disruption that the protests pose to the city’s children, who have been out of school all week. Continue reading

  • Outrage In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man
    August 12, 2014  

    For a second night, protests boiled over into violence in Ferguson, Missouri, after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager on Saturday. In a statement, President Obama said pain over the killing should be expressed in a way “that heals, not in a way that wounds.” For a closer look at the unrest, Judy Woodruff talks to Jim Salter of the Associated Press. Continue reading

  • Protests Continue In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man
    August 11, 2014  

    The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, has sparked outrage and protests. Brown, a young African-American man, was unarmed. Jeffrey Brown gets reaction from Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Greg Meyer, former captain of the Los Angeles Police Department. Continue reading

  • December 10, 2008  

    A strike over economic policies in Greece shut down banks, schools, hospitals and flights Wednesday, but did nothing to end the unrest over the shooting death of a teenager on Saturday. Former Ambassador to Greece Nicholas Burns delves into the country’s troubles. Continue reading