Philadelphia police are facing rebuke from both City Hall and the family of Walter Wallace Jr. as the city reexamines the department’s response to a year of sometimes violent civil unrest.
By Associated Press
Philadelphia protests over the killing of Walter Wallace Jr. represent only the latest in a year of nationwide demonstrations against racism and police violence. The ongoing movement has captured attention and provided political fodder -- but it also reflects a…
By Amna Nawaz, Saher Khan
A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck, but the more serious second-degree murder charge remains.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
In a year when racism has been front and center in Americans’ minds, how can we break out of our own orbits to understand the life experiences of other people -- especially those of other races? Author and journalist Christine…
By Associated Press
The boyfriend of Breonna Taylor says the hail of bullets coming at him from police the night Taylor was killed sounded like a war. Kenneth Walker says he tried to pull Taylor down to safety amid the gunfire but “she…
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Prosecutors say the white woman charged with filing a false police report for calling 911 during a videotaped dispute with a Black man in New York’s Central Park in May made a second, previously unreported call. In the second call,…
By Kathleen Ronayne, Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely a “left-wing” problem and telling one far-right extremist group to “stand back and stand by.”…
By Dorothy Hastings
The actress and writer behind "Razor Tongue" isn't waiting for changes. She's making them now.
By Joshua Barajas
Grieving for Chadwick Boseman and his family was, in a way, also grieving for everything that has happened this year.
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