For more on the issue of split-verdict juries from our signature segment, wrongful convictions, and the inequities in the American criminal justice system, New Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams joined Hari Sreenivasan to discuss, including what happens to those…
By PBS NewsHour
The moves come as Biden is set to sign a series of orders and memorandums Tuesday to spotlight the new administration's effort to make combating racial injustice a central focus of his presidency.
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund recently launched a civil rights lawyer scholarship program as a pipeline to “address racial injustice and inequality in the South." NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano spoke with Associate Director-Counsel, Janai Nelson about the program…
By Ivette Feliciano
For the first time, young people, all born after 1980, make up more than half the U.S. population, according to a Brookings Institute analysis of the U.S. census -- making them a significant share of eligible voters. Ivette Feliciano spoke…
By Ivette Feliciano, Laura Fong
By Zachary Green, Ivette Feliciano
This summer, thousands of residents showed up for the Black Lives Matter protests in Great Barrington, Massachusetts -- a small town of less than 7,000 people. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green, who grew up there, reports on how Black people in…
By Piper Hudspeth Blackburn, Associated Press
Within minutes of the announcement, about 100 people marched down a major thoroughfare.
By Associated Press
Brett Hankison was charged Wednesday with three counts of wanton endangerment for firing into the apartments of Taylor's neighbors. Taylor was shot multiple times by officers who burst into her home on March 13 during a narcotics investigation.
By Associated Press
The Rochester City Council has authorized independent investigators to issue subpoenas to various city departments and others as they look into the suffocation death of Daniel Prude.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy has rolled out Republicans’ priorities of tax breaks and police funding for 2021. It's the GOP’s calling card to voters as they try to wrest back seats from Democrats in the November election.
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