The role of police officers in schools has come under increasing scrutiny, as communities across the U.S. respond to calls for racial justice and re-evaluate student safety. In Los Angeles, student activists played a major role in getting the school…
The family of a Black motorist shot and killed by police spoke at a news conference Tuesday flanked by their lawyer and a members of George Floyd's family.
By Associated Press
A parolee convicted of killing his mother nearly two decades ago was arrested on charges including felony assault as a hate crime for attacking an Asian American woman near New York City’s Times Square.
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
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
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
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 Ivette Feliciano
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, Laura Fong
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 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.
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