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By Laura Barrón-López, Tess Conciatori, Courtney Norris, Ian Couzens, Saher Khan
U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials under then-President Donald Trump compiled intelligence dossiers on people who were arrested at Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Oregon.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
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…
By Amna Nawaz
President Trump visited Kenosha, Wisconsin, a day after defending a supporter who allegedly killed two people there. Kenosha erupted in outrage after police shot Jacob Blake, who is Black, in the back, reportedly leaving him paralyzed. During Trump's visit, which…
By Yamiche Alcindor
The political battle over U.S. peaceful protests against racial injustice -- and select incidents of violence related to those protests -- is intensifying. While the White House continues to blame local Democratic officials in the cities where unrest persists, Democratic…
This summer has seen mass protests stretch across the United States, some of them yielding vandalism and violence. The presence of armed civilian groups at these demonstrations seems to be on the rise, further raising the stakes in situations already…
By Associated Press
The picture of American cities overwhelmed by violence has become a central theme of the 2020 presidential race. The reality on the ground is much more nuanced.
By Yamiche Alcindor, Gretchen Frazee, Mike Fritz
Thousands of people gathered on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Friday to commemorate the iconic 1963 March on Washington -- and to communicate a message of their own, calling for an end to the killing of Black Americans…
In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Kenosha, Wisconsin, defended their actions during protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Video from Tuesday night showed officers thanking civilians who carried guns -- including one who appeared to be the…
By Courtney Norris
Three days after Kenosha police shot Jacob Blake, who is Black, shockwaves are still reverberating and details still emerging. Wisconsin’s attorney general said that police first used a Taser on Blake, who was reportedly shot less than three minutes after…
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