By Associated Press
The teenager who recorded the last moments of George Floyd's life in a video that helped launch a global protest movement against racial injustice said her uncle has died in a crash involving a Minneapolis police car.
By Stephanie Sy, Jaywon Choe
COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate physical toll on people of color — especially Black Americans, who are nearly three times as likely to be hospitalized and twice as likely to die from it than whites. Experts are now also warning…
By Leigh Paterson, Kaiser Health News
The amount of training law enforcement officers receive on interacting with disabled people varies widely.
By Laura Santhanam
According to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll, Americans were more likely to say race relations had gotten worse than had improved in the year since George Floyd was killed.
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
A year and a half after the police killing of Breonna Taylor during a raid of her home, no one has been charged in her death. Now her life, death, and the larger questions they raise about policing, and the…
By Stephanie Sy
Stephanie Sy takes a deeper look at America's policing practices and the obstacles to meaningful reform with Christy Lopez. Lopez oversaw the "pattern-or-practice" investigations of police departments at the Department of Justice from 2010 to 2017, and now teaches at…
By Ben Finley, Jonathan Drew, Associated Press
The decision came shortly after a North Carolina prosecutor said that Andrew Brown Jr. had hit law enforcement officers with his car before they opened fire.
District Attorney Andrew Womble told a judge at a hearing that he viewed body camera video and disagreed with a characterization by attorneys for the family of Andrew Brown Jr.
By Stephanie Sy, Mike Fritz, Maea Lenei Buhre
Questions over the fatal shooting and the role of the police in the death of a teen are front and center in Chicago. There, the mayor, city officials and community leaders are taking stock of how police respond with force,…
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including police shootings of people of color, and the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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