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Louisville police killed Breonna Taylor during an execution of a "no-knock warrant" in her home. No one was charged for her death, but it changed the lives of the city's residents, spurring vast protests and calls to action. Despite some…
By PBS NewsHour
This week marks one year since George Floyd, an unarmed Black man was killed by then police officer Derek Chauvin, who held his knee on Floyd for nearly nine minutes. His death, recorded on video by a bystander, sparked widespread…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
A year and a half after the police killing of Breonna Taylor during a raid of her home, no one has been charged in her death. Now her life, death, and the larger questions they raise about policing, and the…
The Derek Chauvin trial and shootings of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo by the police have renewed calls for police reform. A Marshall Project investigation, which reviewed 10 large city departments and its field trainers, found that the officers and…
By Associated Press
The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.
Prosecutors called medical examiners to the stand as the trial of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd, entered its second week. Brandt Williams, Minnesota Public Radio reporter, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the testimonies --…
Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. In a year marred by continuing struggles for racial equality and justice, many of the issues that drove Dr. King are still prevalent today. Rev. Lawrence…
By Christina Turner
Young activists today are looking to build on the work of civil rights icons, keeping a connection between social justice movements and the Black church. But the fight for Black social justice looks more intersectional now than it did years…
The movement, which was formed in 2014, is a coalition of 150 organizations nationwide that helped drive the global protests against racial inequity last summer.
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
The advocacy group plans to hold an event Saturday near the warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, making it the latest high-profile supporter of the union push, the biggest in Amazon's nearly 30-year history.
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