Public health experts say there is little evidence that the protests that erupted after George Floyd’s death caused a significant increase in coronavirus infections.
In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal appeals court ordered criminal charges against former national security adviser Michael Flynn be dismissed. The judges ruled 2 to 1 in favor of the Justice Department’s motion to drop the case. Also, Wisconsin's…
By PBS NewsHour
The nationwide protests set off by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, are being led by a new generation of young activists, many of them black women. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with Keisha Blain, an associate professor of history…
George Floyd's death and the ensuing protests have reignited the American conversation on race. That includes inequities and discrimination in news reporting, where several recent incidents have highlighted the different experiences of black and white journalists. Judy Woodruff talks to…
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
London's mayor announced Tuesday that more statues of imperialist figures could be removed from Britain's streets after protesters knocked down the monument to a slave trader.
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…
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”…
By Grant Schulte, Associated Press
While the rallies in major cities nationwide have grabbed headlines, people living in smaller and mid-sized cities have also raised their voices to call for change. Some of those protests have turned violent.
By Brian Mahoney, Associated Press
New York City is lifting its curfew spurred by protests against police brutality ahead of schedule, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday morning.
By Steven Sloan, Justin Pritchard, Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press
Massive demonstrations against racism and police brutality filled some of the nation’s most famous cityscapes Saturday, with tens of thousands of people marching peacefully in scenes that were more often festive than tense.
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