By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, Mexican authorities arrested Omar Trevino Morales, the head of the notorious Zetas cartel, during an early morning raid. Known as “Z-42,” Morales was wanted in both the U.S. and Mexico for drug trafficking, kidnapping and…
By News Desk and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The United States is at a crossroads on matters of race relations and law enforcement, presenting "hard truths" that its citizens and police must confront, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday.
A statement titled “State of the Black Union: The Shadow of Crisis has NOT Passed” was signed by a coalition of civil rights groups.
By Stacy A. Anderson, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — MTV is taking the color out of its programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to encourage people to talk about what race means in their lives.
By PBS NewsHour
A major topic of conversation in recent months has been the often fraught relationship between police and minority communities. Last week, PBS NewsHour Weekend spoke to the President of the Brooklyn chapter of the NAACP and retired NYC police lieutenant…
In the wake of police-involved shootings in Ferguson and Cleveland, the death of Eric Garner in New York, and the subsequent protests that followed those events, NewsHour Weekend examines the state of relations between the police and communities of color…
By Joshua Barajas
Tensions mounted in a St. Louis suburb Wednesday morning, after a Berkeley, Missouri police officer fatally shot an 18-year-old black man who pointed a handgun at him late Tuesday. Following the shooting, the dozens of protesters that descended onto the…
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