By Laura Santhanam
For months, the world has sat on edge while the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts life and takes lives, with no end in sight. In recent months, numerous killings of black Americans prompted passionate, sometimes volatile protests. Those pains are fresh, but…
By Janice Chambers, The Conversation
The chemical irritant was used in Minneapolis, Washington, Los Angeles and other cities to control crowds protesting the death of George Floyd. But what is it? Does it cause harm?…
Community trust in law enforcement has eroded somewhat over the past few years, as police-involved killings of black people have come to national attention, prompting pain and outrage. The latest PBS NewsHour-NPR-Marist poll explores Americans' attitudes about policing, race and…
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
The use by police of rubber bullets has provoked outrage, as graphic images have flashed on social media showing people who have lost an eye or suffered other injuries after being hit.
By Associated Press
Minneapolis police will give an update May 28 on the investigation into the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody on Monday night.
By Doug Glass, Associated Press
A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night.
By Russ Bynum, Associated Press
A video released Monday shows police in Georgia attempting to search Ahmaud Arbery's parked car in 2017 and when he refuses to let them and begins to walk back to the vehicle an officer tries to use a stun gun…
Anti-government protests in Hong Kong erupted into chaos Monday, leaving two people critically injured. One person was shot at close range by police, while separately, a China supporter was set on fire. Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, vowed to “spare…
Castro was the first candidate on Tuesday's 2020 Democratic primary debate stage to raise last weekend's shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson, killed in Castro's home state of Texas after a neighbor called 911 requesting a welfare check on her Fort…
The New York City mayor said Monday he hopes Commissioner James O'Neill's decision to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo "brings some small measure of closure" to the family of Eric Garner.
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