Six nongovernmental organizations have opened the first class-action lawsuit against France for alleged systemic discrimination by police carrying out identity checks.
By Elaine Ganley, Associated Press
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance recommended that federal and state police in Germany commission a study of racial profiling in policing.
By Associated Press
Democratic lawmakers want police departments to be vigilant about any racially biased policing during the coronavirus pandemic, as people in communities of color express fears of being profiled while wearing masks or other face coverings in public.
By Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
On this edition for Saturday, Nov. 18, nearly 200 countries, not including the U.S., agree to move forward on climate change. Also, the quest to develop a universal and long-lasting flu vaccine, and a report shows that black residents of…
By PBS NewsHour
Getting a pedestrian ticket can damage one's credit or lead to a license suspension. And in Jacksonville, Florida, they are disproportionately issued to black people, according to a joint investigation by the Florida Times-Union and ProPublica. Topher Sanders of ProPublica,…
By Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially…
A police officer shot 32-year-old Philando Castile in his car Wednesday after pulling him over for a broken tail light. The aftermath was filmed and broadcast on Facebook by Castile’s girlfriend, who explained that he had been legally carrying a…
By PBS NewsHour
Why did a police officer use lethal force against Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop in Minnesota? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker, David Klinger of the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Issie Lapowsky of…
By Corinne Segal
What world a world without police look like? Poet Franny Choi’s work attempts to answer that question.
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