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By PBS NewsHour
AG Letitia James' lawsuit includes dozens of examples of alleged misconduct during the spring demonstrations, including the use of pepper spray and batons on protesters, trapping people with a technique called kettling and arresting medics and legal observers.
By Michael Sisak, Associated Press
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…
By Amna Nawaz, Maea Lenei Buhre
Great Barrington, MA, is W.E.B. DuBois’s birthplace. It may be surprising to find these markers of Black culture in a town where almost every face is white, but they are reminders of a part of life here that few outside…
By Zachary Green, Ivette Feliciano
The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has announced a settlement with the family of Breonna Taylor, who was fatally shot by police in March. Taylor’s name became a rallying cry for protesters demanding racial justice and police accountability. But despite the…
By Amna Nawaz
In parts of the U.S., there continue to be protests and outrage over police conduct and responses to demonstrations. In Rochester, New York, the family of Daniel Prude is calling for officers involved in his March death to be fired…
Racism, both past and present, remains at the forefront of the American national conversation. Now, a new book by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines how hierarchy and class are substantially intertwined with race in America. Jeffrey Brown talks to Isabel…
Protesters and police again clashed in a number of U.S. cities over the weekend, including Portland, Oregon, and Seattle. President Trump has defended sending federal law enforcement to the cities, but many local officials say their presence is only exacerbating…
By Jared Bowen, WGBH
As protests and rallies against racism continue throughout the country, one Boston artist says he’ll paint the backdrop to the momentous national conversation. Robert “ProBlak” Gibbs has been creating street art for years, teaming with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts…
By John Yang, Courtney Norris
Weeks before George Floyd's death fueled national protests over racism and police violence, the killing of Breonna Taylor sparked outrage in Louisville, Kentucky. Her case has now become a national touchpoint for protesters, who often chant, “say her name.” As…
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