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…
By Corinne Segal
Thousands marched in New York City and Washington, D.C. on Saturday in two of the largest protests this year against fatal shootings by police.
By Associated Press
Protesters plan to converge on the nation's capital on Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.
By Connie Cass, Associated Press
Dozens of minority congressional staffers and Capitol employees have gathered to protest the killing of unarmed black men by police. About 200 workers and a few members of Congress stood on the House steps Thursday and silently raised their arms…
Weekend protests in Berkeley, California, responding to recent grand jury decisions concerning the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner -- two unarmed black men who died after confrontations with white police officers -- spilled over into Monday night,…
By Colleen Shalby
To try to capture the reasons and commentary behind the protests pertaining to Eric Garner and Michael Brown, we want to hear directly from protesters across the country.
By PBS NewsHour
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