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By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Since the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, calls have grown for that city to overhaul its police department. Now, the effort to “dismantle the police department as we know it” has gained the support…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Leah Nagy, Jaywon Choe, Vika Aronson, Erica R. Hendry, Emily Carpeaux
Protesters across the country are continuing to fill the streets, looking to turn their outrage over police violence against black people into action. Many point to the city of Camden, New Jersey, as an example of what reforming a police…
By PBS NewsHour
Residents of Atlanta, and thousands of others around the country and the world, are taking part in daily demonstrations to push for police reforms since the death of George Floyd nearly three weeks ago. But what should that mean and…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest news, including the impact of widespread protests on American society and politics, what makes members of Generation-Z different from their predecessors and…
By Yamiche Alcindor
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill, led by the Congressional Black Caucus, are hoping the demonstrations happening on the streets will yield changes to the law.
The national outcry to end racial injustice in the U.S. has expanded from protests in the streets to appeals on Capitol Hill. Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's younger brother, headlined a Wednesday hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, which is working…
By Lisa Mascaro, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
“I’m tired. I’m tired of the pain I’m feeling now and I’m tired of the pain I feel every time another black person is killed for no reason," Floyd said.
Protests continue over police violence against black Americans -- and there are mounting calls for significant changes in U.S. law enforcement. Congressional Democrats have proposed a list of sweeping reforms, but some activists want more. Meanwhile, in Houston, people gathered…
While “defund the police” has become a rallying cry for Black Lives Matter activists and some of the thousands of protesters across the country, Democrats on Capitol Hill are considering a different set of reforms. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is…
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the pressure that mass public protests are putting on lawmakers to enact police reform, President Trump’s “law and order”…
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