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#blacklivesmatter

  1. politics
    The Most Powerful Weapon for Police Reform Is BackBiden’s Justice Department takes out a tool shelved by Trump to force local law enforcement to change.
  2. the national interest
    Why Should Black Protesters Trust a Senate That Underrepresents Them?Peaceful police reform means taking democratic reform seriously.
  3. black lives matter
    The Moment Minneapolis Heard JusticeOutside the courthouse where Derek Chauvin was convicted.
  4. verdicts
    The Chauvin Verdict Is Not Justice. It’s Self-Preservation.Even as it ended in conviction on murder charges, the trial was a state-level effort to defend the virtues of policing.
  5. black lives matter
    From George Floyd to Daunte WrightThe Derek Chauvin trial had Minneapolis’s Black community on edge. Then, police killed again.
  6. daunte wright
    Police Chief and Cop Resign After Daunte Wright KillingThe local prosecutor leading the investigation expects to announce a charging decision as early as Wednesday.
  7. derek chauvin trial
    How The Trial of Derek Chauvin Is Shaping Up So FarThe state’s case against the cop who knelt on George Floyd’s neck appears strong, but damning video footage only goes so far.
  8. george floyd
    The Jury Selection for Derek Chauvin’s Murder Trial Is CompleteTwelve jurors and two alternates have been chosen for the trial, which is scheduled to begin next Monday.
  9. george floyd
    Iowa Reporter Acquitted on Charges From Covering George Floyd ProtestAndrea Sahouri was found not guilty of two charges from last summer, when she informed an officer she was a journalist, and was then pepper sprayed.
  10. games
    The Athletes Have More to SayAthlete activism is the new normal — and organizations like LeBron James’s More Than a Vote are here to stay.
  11. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainA scathing report by independent investigators says Aurora police “stretched the record to exonerate the [responding] officers.”
  12. black lives matter
    New York Attorney General Sues NYPD for ‘Pattern of Abuse’ at BLM ProtestsThe state attorney general asserts that cops illegally used “excessive force and [made] false arrests” during last summer’s demonstrations.
  13. crime
    The Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Won’t Face Federal ChargesThe Justice Department has officially declined to prosecute Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.
  14. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  15. black lives matter
    The Real Reason Obama Trashes ‘Defund the Police’Moderate Democrats still think the criminal-justice system can be reformed.
  16. black lives matter
    Police Reform Is Probably Dead Under BidenA summer of protest for Black lives gives way to an ice-cold winter in Washington.
  17. four long years
    The Birth of an Extraordinary Modern Progressive MovementThe last four years have been an era of radical right-wing rule in Washington — and of remarkable left-wing populist response.
  18. legacy
    Honoring Her WishIn conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s granddaughter, ACLU fellow Clara Spera.
  19. encounter
    Attica Scott: Dems Didn’t Have My Back After Protest ArrestThe only Black woman in the Kentucky legislature is ready for change, especially after Breonna Taylor. Is her party?
  20. politics
    It Sure Looks Like Daniel Cameron Lied About Breonna Taylor’s KillingKentucky’s attorney general says everyone agrees on the facts about the case. Accounts from a grand juror and neighbors dispute that.
  21. games
    LeBron James Is Now at the Center of EverythingStill dominant on the court, he has fully embraced his role as sports’ moral conscience as he vies for another title.
  22. the system
    The Law Is Not Made for Breonna TaylorAnd its capacity to deliver justice is functionally null.
  23. black lives matter
    Renewed Unrest After Officers in Breonna Taylor Case Cleared of Criminal ChargesTwo police officers have reportedly been shot in Louisville, where the officers who killed Breonna Taylor were cleared of criminal charges.
  24. politics
    Justice Department Designates NYC an ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’The city could lose federal funding as a result.
  25. games
    If Athletes Want to Force Real Change, They Need to Stop PlayingSocial-justice momentum in the NBA and NFL is already stalling. Radical action is needed.
  26. daniel prude
    Black Man Died of Asphyxiation in Rochester After Officers Placed a Hood on HimSeven officers have now been suspended, and the Rochester police chief has resigned, calling the past week “an attempt to destroy my character.”
  27. games
    The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?Every NFL season brings with it madness and unpredictability, but none has ever had more potential for implosion than this one.
  28. politics
    Rand Paul Says Washington Police Saved Him From BLM ‘Mob’Video shows protesters surrounding the senator, who did not appear to be in serious danger.
  29. democratic national convention
    How Will the RNC Counter the Diversity of the DNC?The Democrats presented a diverse slice of the country at their convention. Will Republicans bet on racial appeals?
  30. feature
    Two Lawyers, a Summer of Unrest, and a Molotov CocktailWhat would make a young professional with everything to lose throw a gasoline-filled Bud Light bottle at a cop car?
  31. george floyd
    Body Cam Footage of George Floyd’s Arrest Has Been ReleasedLeaked video from the body cams of two former officers show police immediately pulling a gun on Floyd, who pleads not to be shot.
  32. empires
    Trump’s Authoritarian Theater Was Just for Show, Until It Wasn’tThe presence of federal forces in Portland marks, for the president, a political strategy ripe for replication anytime he faces the will of voters.
  33. portland
    Militarized Federal Agents to Begin Withdrawal From PortlandAfter weeks of highly publicized clashes with demonstrators, DHS agents and U.S. Marshals in Portland will begin a “phased withdrawal.”
  34. protests
    What We Know About the Austin BLM Protest ShootingGarrett Foster was shot and killed on Saturday night in an altercation with a motorist who had turned into an intersection full of protesters.
  35. portland
    Trump Administration Sends More Federal Officers to PortlandThe 100-plus federal agents at the courthouse have made the unrest worse. As many as 150 more are reportedly on their way.
  36. sports
    The Uncanny Return of Major League BaseballImages from the bizarre — and much-delayed — 2020 opening day.
  37. black lives matter
    The Protest Movement’s Path ForwardThe fervor of May and June has inevitably faded. What comes next?
  38. george floyd protests
    Meet the Young Activists Leading New York’s Black Lives Matter ProtestsMany have yet to vote for president. Some just graduated from high school. But now thousands are following their lead to march for racial justice.
  39. portland
    Trump’s Military Tactics in Portland Will Likely BackfireJust because law enforcement officers can take certain action doesn’t mean they should.
  40. politics
    John Lewis Never Lost HopeThe congressman and civil-rights legend died on Friday. He recently spoke with Zak Cheney-Rice about why he stayed the course.
  41. new york city
    ‘Black Lives Matter’ Painted on Fifth Avenue Outside Trump TowerMayor Bill de Blasio, who ordered the mural to be painted last month, grabbed a roller and helped paint.
  42. 2020 elections
    Loeffler Attacks WNBA for Honoring Black Lives MatterThe endangered Georgia Republican senator triangulated against the league and the team she partly owns.
  43. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  44. vision 2020
    Trump Believes That He Is Losing Because He Hasn’t Been Racist EnoughOn the one hand, all available evidence suggests this is wrong. On the other hand, Tucker Carlson suggests it is right.
  45. vision 2020
    Trump Is Betting His Reelection on Single-Issue Statue VotersThe president ostensibly believes that — amid a pandemic and recession — swing voters’ top concerns are monuments and cancel culture.
  46. police reform
    Senate Democrats Stall Republican Police-Reform Bill to Force NegotiationsBipartisan negotiations will have to occur unless both parties are satisfied with their positions on this subject going into November.
  47. protests
    Today’s Multiracial Protest Coalition Stands on a Shaky FoundationMany of the likely factors that caused the recent upsurge in dissent are fleeting and contingent.
  48. black lives matter
    Protesters Try to Take Down Statue of Andrew Jackson, Trump’s Favorite PresidentDemonstrators in Lafayette Park outside the White House attempted to remove a statue of Andrew Jackson, a slaveowner and Trump’s favorite president.
  49. crime
    Two Black Men Were Found Hanging From Trees Within Two WeeksMalcolm Harsch’s family say they are now convinced he died by suicide. The investigation into Robert Fuller’s death continues.
  50. black lives matter
    Joyous Scenes From This Year’s Juneteeth CelebrationsSee images from Friday’s events throughout the country commemorating the end of slavery in America.
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