Jun 10, 2020 10:45 PM EDT
... like they were actually able to get a handle on things, you know, in time for some people to be able to get their ballots. Yamiche Alcindor: Looking ahead to the November election, how does what happened -- how does what is happening in Georgia relate to other states? And what ...
Jun 08, 2020 10:55 PM EDT
... near the White House. Today, in Washington: Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif.: The world is witnessing the birth of a new movement in our country. Yamiche Alcindor: Congressional Democrats introduced a sweeping set of policing reforms in response to Floyd's death and protesters' demands. The Justice in Policing Act ...
Jun 06, 2020 10:58 PM EDT
Amid the largest pandemic in a century, we're also experiencing the biggest protest movement in a generation. In this episode, protesters in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C., tell White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor and Political Reporter Daniel Bush about why they’ve taken to the streets after the death ...
Jun 05, 2020 09:34 PM EDT
... family of George Floyd and our prayers are also with the family of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. We have no tolerance for racism in America. We have no tolerance for violence inspired by racism. And, as President Trump said, justice will be served.” Yamiche Alcindor and Bella Isaacs contributed reporting.
Two-thirds of black Americans don’t trust the police to treat them equally. Most white Americans do.Jun 05, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
... use of force by police. "I had seen police brutality already, in real life and on [the TV]," protester Devin Hinnant told PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor in Washington. But something about hearing Floyd say, "I can't breathe," made Hinnant feel he needed to know why "that officer thought ...
Jun 02, 2020 10:50 PM EDT
... credibility to start a conversation or to enact any sort of legislation that would help the lives of Americans, including black Americans, people of color, and all Americans in this country. Judy Woodruff: Sobering.Yamiche Alcindor reporting from just a couple of blocks from the White House tonight. Thanks, Yamiche.
Jun 01, 2020 10:55 PM EDT
Yamiche Alcindor: When you see the video of George Floyd, do you think, that could be me? Jaden Olley: Always. I was 8 years old and my mind when Trayvon Martin -- when the Trayvon Martin case happened. And ever since then, I understood that it could be me. Yamiche Alcindor ...
May 29, 2020 10:55 PM EDT
Yamiche Alcindor: Today, former President Barack Obama also weighed in. In a statement, he said -- quote -- "It falls on all of us to work together to create a new normal, in which the legacy of bigotry and unequal treatment no longer infects our institutions or our hearts." Back in Minnesota ...
May 28, 2020 10:50 PM EDT
... led by Reverend Al Sharpton. Al Sharpton: But there is a difference between peace and quiet. (APPLAUSE) Al Sharpton: Some people just want quiet. The price for peace is justice. Yamiche Alcindor: Sharpton urged the community to stay engaged while they mourn. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor.
May 27, 2020 10:35 PM EDT
For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor. Amna Nawaz: Let's get a view now from a leading voice in the community. City Councilwoman Andrea Jenkins is the vice president of the council. She represents the area that includes that corner where the encounter between Floyd and the police ...
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