Nation Aug 09

Watch 6:31
Michael Brown’s death echoes on six years later

The killing of Michael Brown, a young unarmed Black man, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, six years ago, sparked protests which changed the civil rights movement in the nation. Brittany Ferrell, an activist and organizer for the political…

Nation Jul 04

Amid furor over monuments, Trump seeks `garden’ of U.S. heroes

His idea, conveyed in a speech Friday night at Mount Rushmore and expanded on in an executive order, comes as elected officials and institutions are reckoning with whether it is appropriate to continue to honor people, including past presidents, who…

Nation Jun 28

Watch 5:23
America Inc overhauls brands in support of BLM

Products like Aunt Jemima are going through a branding and advertising overhaul as companies respond to the Black Lives Matter movement. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports on America Inc’s efforts to address and eliminate brand names and imagery that reflect…

Nation Jun 24

Slavery advocate’s statue removed in South Carolina

The historic South Carolina city of Charleston is removing a symbol of its legacy. City crews are working to take away a statue honoring John C. Calhoun, an early U.S. vice president whose zealous defense of slavery led the nation…

Jun 20

DC protesters pull down, burn statue of Confederate general

Eyewitness accounts and videos posted on social media indicated that police were on the scene but didn’t intervene. President Donald Trump quickly tweeted about the toppling, calling out D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and writing: “The DC police are not doing…

The Latest