By Melissa Williams
Tania Maree Giordani founded NourishNYC, an organization that began with the goal of providing support to Black Lives Matter protests, and has grown to provide broader grassroots services to her community year-round. Tonight, she shares her Brief But Spectacular take…
By Sara Cline, Associated Press
The debate about public safety spending has also shifted for departments from New York City to Los Angeles. They are seeing their finances partially restored in response to rising homicides, an officer exodus and political pressures.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
The escalating disputes on the Newberg School Board come as schools nationwide have become battlegrounds, with arguments over vaccine and mask mandates and how racism is addressed in teaching.
By Stephanie Sy, Amber Partida
Jury selection began Monday in a highly watched murder trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The trial will revolve around questions over protests in 2020 that led to riots and whether the defendant, Kyle Rittenhouse, recklessly shot people or acted in self-defense.
By Denise Lavoie, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled the state can take down a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that became widely seen as a symbol of racial injustice as it towered over Monument Avenue in the state's capital for…
By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press
The 23-year-old's death gained widespread attention during last year's protests against racial injustice and police brutality following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
Tarrio was convicted of burning a BLM banner that was torn down from a historic Black church in downtown Washington and for bringing two high-capacity firearm magazines into the nation's capital two days before the Jan. 6 riot.
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo and Brian Palmer, Retro Report
More than 6,500 Black people were lynched in America between the end of the civil war in 1865 and 1950. These murders were carried out not only in the deep South, but in states like Maryland, which is now the…
By PBS NewsHour
The death of George Floyd and spate of hate crimes against Asian Americans have elevated conversations around race, racial identity and police brutality. To talk about these complex and sensitive issues with children, Sesame Street is developing new resources and…
By Cliff Brunt, Associated Press
Complaints about police bias and a lack of enough minority officers remain. But the police chief is now a Black man from north Tulsa, the area that includes what once was America’s wealthiest Black business district.
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