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At least 30 US cities were hit with massive demonstrations over the weekend over the police-custody death of George Floyd, with more than two dozen ordering curfews and at least 16 calling in the... National Guard. Looting, fires and scuffles continued into Sunday nationwide, after violent clashes between demonstrators and police saw hundreds in custody...
Demonstrators in Minneapolis and across the country have poured into the streets since George Floyd died in police custody. Here's how the protests have unfolded.
In cities all across the US on Friday, anti-cop violence boiled over as protesters demanded justice for George Floyd, the black man who died Monday after a white Minneapolis cop knelt on his neck... during his arrest, clashing with cops Atlanta Protesters hurled a small explosive at police while storming CNN's headquarters Friday night in...
Calls grow for the prosecution of four Minneapolis police officers over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man.
More than 1,000 police called in as Virginia city prepares to honor killed counter-protester More than 1,000 law enforcement officers are stationed around Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend, as... the city marks a year since violent white supremacist rallies sparked a deadly attack and open fighting in the streets. The racist provocateur who organized last year's far-right rally has moved on to Washington, DC, where he has received a permit to stage a "white civil rights rally" on Sunday in front of the White House.
During his farewell address Tuesday night in Chicago, President Obama said race remains a "potent and often divisive force in our society," but things have improved immensely over the past few... decades. "I've lived long enough to know race relations are better than they were 10 or 20 or 30 years ago," he said. "No matter what some folks say, you can see it not just in statistics, but in attitudes of young Americans across the political spectrum. But, we're not where we need to be. All of us have more work to do." The economy doesn't "have to be a zero sum game," the president said, and last year, "incomes rose for all races, all age groups, for men and for women." If we're going to be serious about race going forward, he continued, "we need to uphold laws against discrimination in hiring...
"We owe it to those who were killed to put racism on trial"
A gunman killed in a stand-off with Dallas police was upset about police shootings of black people and wanted to kill white officers, the city's police chief says.
"I want to tell my grandchildren how our generation took the streets, and made the deaths of black men at the hands of police intolerable"
The nation mourned the shooting deaths of two black men by police officers
Obama spoke Thursday from Warsaw, Poland on the recent shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota
The bloody aftermath of a police-involved shooting in a Minnesota was broadcast live on Facebook Wednesday by a woman who tearfully claimed that the officer shot him "for no apparent reason."
The death of Sterling at the hands of police in Louisiana has set off angry protests
At least 10 people are wounded, two seriously, in clashes between right-wing extremists and counter-protesters in Sacramento, California.
Police have refused to release footage of the incident from officers' body cameras
The trial for Edward Nero was supposed to begin Monday
Five-lanes halted westbound as cars slow in unison and passengers pass chains through windows as part of protests for Martin Luther King Jr Day Protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement blocked... traffic on the westbound span of the Bay Bridge that connects Oakland and San Francisco as part of a long weekend of protests aimed at reclaiming Martin Luther King Jr's legacy of radicalism. Shortly after 3.30pm, a caravan of cars slowed to a stop on the five-lane bridge. Passengers in the first line of cars passed chains through their windows and chained themselves to the side of the bridge, bringing all westbound traffic to a stop.
She was charged with failure to supervise
Protesters gathered at the Mall of America and the nearby airport in Minneapolis to draw attention to the police killing of Jamar Clark.
Activists are planning a Black Lives Matter demonstration that they say could bring hundreds of protesters to the Mall of America on the day before Christmas Eve. The protest set for Wednesday at the... nation's largest mall is aimed at drawing attention to the police shooting last month of a black...
Case against William Porter may have been the prosecution's strongest
They're the worst since the O.J. Simpson trial ended in an acquittal
Jurors considering the fate of the first of six officers to go to trial in the death of Freddie Gray told the judge Tuesday afternoon that they were deadlocked. Members did not specify whether they... were divided on all or only some of the charges. Judge Barry G. Williams told them to continue trying...
Chicago officials release police reports showing officers' accounts differ from video
City officials on Thursday evening released more surveillance footage related to the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer who shot him 16 times. The recordings, obtained... by the Tribune in response to a series of Freedom of Information Act requests, include 12 camera...