2020 has been a year unlike any within living memory, and one that exposed some of America's deepest divides. Judy Woodruff spoke with emergency medical physician Dr. Uche Blackstock, Eddie Glaude, of Princeton University, New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore,…
By Associated Press
Police Chief Thomas Quinlan said in a statement Thursday that he filed two departmental charges alleging critical misconduct against officer Adam Coy in the death of Andre Hill, 47, after an expedited investigation.
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo
African-Americans took centerstage on Saturday night as President-elect Joe Biden thanked them for always “having [his] back” and propelling him to victory. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports from Philadelphia, a city whose Black voters helped Biden carry the state of…
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
More than 1,000 people protesting President Donald Trump converged on Black Lives Matter Plaza, just a block from the White House, while hundreds more marched through parts of downtown Washington, at times blocking traffic and lighting off fireworks.
By Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Rayshard Brooks: Their names re-energized the Black Lives Matter movement and put race at the center of this year’s general election. On Election Day, their loved ones will await signs that their public grief…
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
After a major push, voter registration in Philadelphia hit a 35-year high this election cycle. But with William Wallace Jr.’s death by police shooting weighing heavily on the Black community, local leaders are urging voters not to give in to…
By Amna Nawaz, Saher Khan
Philadelphia protests over the killing of Walter Wallace Jr. represent only the latest in a year of nationwide demonstrations against racism and police violence. The ongoing movement has captured attention and provided political fodder -- but it also reflects a…
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Two civil rights organizations are suing New York City on behalf of protesters who say they were roughed up by police officers because they expressed anti-police views during nightly demonstrations in the spring in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
By David Crary, Associated Press
The nationwide protests over police brutality and racial injustice are major factors in several states, including California and Mississippi, for ballot measures with distinctive racial themes.
By Amna Nawaz, Maea Lenei Buhre
This year, U.S. protests over police brutality and violence against Black Americans have led to a prominent national conversation on racism. Indigenous peoples in Canada, Australia and New Zealand have leveraged the momentum both to show solidarity and to bring…
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