Tennessee is the latest state to ban teachers from talking about certain aspects of race and racism in public schools. Teachers risk losing valuable state funding if they violate the new measure.
By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press
In the special “Race Matters: America after George Floyd,” PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff and our reporters talk to people and experts across the country about the lasting effects of systemic racism.
By News Desk
According to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll, Americans were more likely to say race relations had gotten worse than had improved in the year since George Floyd was killed.
By Laura Santhanam
"Unfortunately, there's never going to be justice for us," Wright's mother, Katie Wright, said Thursday. "Justice isn't even a word to me. I do want accountability."…
By Associated Press
By Scott Bauer, Mike Householder, Associated Press
She was charged Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter in what her chief said appeared to be a case of confusing her Taser with her handgun. Wright's family members, Black community leaders and others are calling for more serious charges.
The killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by a police officer on Sunday afternoon set off three nights of protests in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, and raised questions over the circumstances that led to the shooting of yet another…
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
In his first hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump’s policy legacy.
In our news wrap Monday, factory workers, students and businesses in Belarus staged a one-day national strike as President Alexander Lukashenko again defied calls to resign. Crowds filled the streets of Minsk in solidarity against Lukashenko and thousands of protester…
The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis this past May sparked protests nationwide, and even across the globe, about racism and police brutality. But for many Black Americans, more frequent and mundane interactions cause a permanent sense of fear. In…
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