Traffic stops are the most common way Americans interact with the police. Does it make sense to have armed officers enforcing traffic laws?
Derek Chauvin and two fellow Minneapolis police officers had restricted George Floyd's breathing so severely that it was almost “as if a surgeon had gone in and removed” his lung, Dr. Martin Tobin testified Thursday at Chauvin's trial.
Georgia state Rep. Park Cannon, who attempted to gain access to Gov. Brian Kemp’s office as he signed a controversial voting bill into law last month, will not be prosecuted, an Atlanta district attorney said Wednesday.
A co-sponsor of a controversial bill passed by Republicans in the Kentucky Senate that would make it a crime to insult police officers says the legislation is intended to help officers “protect themselves” from protesters.
New insider exclusive details about how the Joe Biden presidential campaign won against Donald Trump and how the COVID-19 pandemic shaped his messaging and strategy.
One year since 26-year-old emergency room technician Breonna Taylor was killed by Louisville, Ky., police, her family, friends and supporters continue to work to keep her name top of mind.
Brittany Ramos DeBarros, an Afro-Latina combat veteran and activist, is looking to do what many see as nearly impossible: unseat freshman GOP Rep. Nicole Malliotakis in historically conservative Staten Island, N.Y.
Rep. Cori Bush, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist elected to Congress in November, remembers the mental and physical abuse she and others endured from police officers while protesting in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014 and 2015. Today, the freshman congresswoman uses the experiences and passion she had protesting the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr. then to fight for Black lives in Congress now.
President Biden has vowed to make equality a central focus of his presidency, but can he turn that promise into meaningful change?
Rep. Cori Bush says Republicans who are not able to uphold “the oath that they took” should rethink their roles in Congress altogether.
People of color have experienced a disproportionate amount of suffering in the coronavirus pandemic, but are being vaccinated at a lower rate than white people.
This week, the Biden administration announced that it would resume efforts to put abolitionist Harriet Tubman's image on the $20 bill, a move first championed by the Obama administration in 2016.
On the morning of Jan. 6, many Black Americans celebrated the news that the Rev. Raphael Warnock had become the first African American U.S. senator from Georgia. But hours later, President Trump exhorted supporters of his to head to the U.S. Capitol to make their displeasure known to lawmakers who were set to certify the results of the presidential election. Black Americans share their reactions.
President-elect Joe Biden lit into President Trump on Thursday, accusing him of inciting the violent mob who stormed the U.S. Capitol the day before and comparing the treatment of the president’s lawless supporters with that of Black Lives Matter protesters.
In the contentious aftermath of the presidential election, one issue should not be forgotten: the pressing need for police reform.
Activists who call for defunding the police have been accused of costing Democrats winnable races in swing districts. Is the movement alienating moderate voters?
This week, St. Louis native and veteran Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush made history, becoming the first Black woman elected to Congress to represent the state of Missouri. “I just won this seat from a 52-year dynasty because I stood up for Black lives,” Bush said.
This week's fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. has again raised questions about the effectiveness of police procedures when engaging individuals with mental health issues. Officers, like the public at large, have varying opinions.
With one week left until the election, some experts say Black men are a key demographic that could shock the country on Election Day and vote for President Trump in surprising numbers.
A Kansas City woman gave birth on Friday, just over two weeks after she was thrown to the ground by police in an altercation at an event commemorating a murder victim.
Jonathan Price, a Black man, was killed by a white police officer after reportedly breaking up a domestic dispute on Oct. 3 in his hometown of Wolfe City, Texas. Many people within the small town are realizing that racism is not just a big-city issue, but a countrywide problem.
In the continuing fallout from the death of Breonna Taylor, many residents of Louisville appear to view Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who is Black, as an obstacle to justice in the case.
After months of demonstrating and demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, supporters in Louisville, Ky., are left grappling with the stinging aftermath of the investigation.
Lawyers for the family of Breonna Taylor are calling on Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to release the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings.
“There’s no ‘both sides of the debate’ when it comes to active voter suppression.”
“Companies that do this ooze contempt for their own customers and employees who are not in the leftmost quarter of opinion.”
“The truth is that Fortune 500 companies were never taking moral stances from the goodness of their corporate hearts.”
“The truth is, the companies hold the cards…If companies stick to their guns, Georgia is likely to back down as well.”
“When a company folds to the unfounded outrage of a few misinformed nuts, they are forever at the mob’s beck-and-call.”