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Black Lives Matter

  1. money
    Black Lives Matter’s National Organization Opens Its BooksWhat do they reveal?
  2. black lives matter
    Trump Wanted Police to Shoot Racial-Justice Protesters in the LegsFormer defense secretary Mark Esper’s new claim is not difficult to believe.
  3. the resistance
    The Democratic Party Is Wasting Its Grassroots EnergyThe conservative movement is on the march to power. What happened to movements on the left?
  4. money
    Black Lives Matter Secretly Bought a $6 Million HouseAllies and critics alike have questioned where the organization’s money has gone.
  5. crime
    Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Convicted of Committing Hate CrimesTravis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan had already been sentenced to life for murder.
  6. black lives matter
    The Rise and Rupture of Campaign ZeroHow the founders of one of Black Lives Matter’s most prominent organizations fell out.
  7. black lives matter
    The Freedom Fighters of FloridaSocial-justice history is made by the young.
  8. black lives matter
    What Happened to the WitnessesFilming police killings has long-lasting consequences. Four who did tell their stories.
  9. black lives matter
    The Murky Finances of Black Lives MatterA lack of transparency into donations has led to friction and mistrust among activists.
  10. black lives matter
    10 Years Since TrayvonThe story of the first decade of Black Lives Matter.
  11. black lives matter
    The Failure of Police ReformAtlanta’s city government spent decades on half-hearted measures meant to address police violence.
  12. black lives matter
    The Lure of White MartyrdomAmerican mythology has always cast Black liberation as the villain.
  13. black lives matter
    Black Athletes and the Value of a BodyWhy the world of professional sports embraced Black Lives Matter.
  14. black lives matter
    The Battle Wounds of ProtestActivists often pay the price for organizing with their health and well-being.
  15. black lives matter
    The Day I Quit BelievingGeorge Zimmerman’s acquittal was the end of a very brief moment in which I gave America the benefit of the doubt.
  16. crime
    The Return of New York’s Most Notorious CopsThe new mayor and police commissioner want to fight gun crime by bringing back anti-crime units, which were disbanded after a history of abuse.
  17. black lives matter
    Jury Convicts All Three Men Accused of Murdering Ahmaud ArberyThree white men chased a Black man through their neighborhood and killed him, in what has been likened to a modern-day lynching.
  18. george floyd
    Minneapolis Kept Its Police Department. But We’ll Be Here Again.The defeat of Ballot Question 2 wasn’t as decisive as it looked.
  19. ahmaud arbery
    Ahmaud Arbery Jury Includes Only One Black PersonThe judge in the case said the defense displayed “intentional discrimination” in jury selection.
  20. abortion
    Gun Guy Mark McCloskey Wants to Ban Abortions for Victims of Incestuous RapeThe GOP Senate hopeful who pointed guns at protesters wants to run wild with abortion policy in Missouri, the home of Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin.
  21. nypd
    Belligerent Boss of an NYPD Union Resigns After His Home Is Raided by FBIEd Mullins, the city’s loudest opponent of police reform, has stepped down from his role as president of Sergeants Benevolent Association.
  22. politics
    Robert E. Lee Defeated Again in VirginiaAfter the statue of the Confederate general was taken down from its pedestal, Trump claimed Lee would have led the U.S. to victory in Afghanistan.
  23. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainTwo years after a 23-year-old Black man died after a brutal encounter with police, those officers finally face charges.
  24. what reckoning?
    The Senate Wants to Give Us a Lot More CopsLast year’s so-called reckoning with race is curdling into a bipartisan love fest for the police.
  25. reckoning with a reckoning
    What Happened After Derrick Ingram’s Standoff With the NYPDThe activist is still shut inside the Hell’s Kitchen apartment the police tried to invade.
  26. reckoning with a reckoning
    The Minnesota Freedom Fund Raised Too Much MoneyLast June, donations were pouring in to the bail fund. The cash-strapped operation suddenly had more money than they were set up to handle.
  27. reckoning with a reckoning
    A Year After George Floyd’s Death, Police Are Still WinningAmerica is struggling to reform and reimagine the agencies that have been licensed to kill us.
  28. 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.
  29. the national interest
    Why Should Black Protesters Trust a Senate That Underrepresents Them?Peaceful police reform means taking democratic reform seriously.
  30. black lives matter
    The Moment Minneapolis Heard JusticeOutside the courthouse where Derek Chauvin was convicted.
  31. 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.
  32. black lives matter
    From George Floyd to Daunte WrightThe Derek Chauvin trial had Minneapolis’s Black community on edge. Then, police killed again.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. crime
    The Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Won’t Face Federal ChargesThe Justice Department has officially declined to prosecute Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.
  40. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  41. black lives matter
    The Real Reason Obama Trashes ‘Defund the Police’Moderate Democrats still think the criminal-justice system can be reformed.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. legacy
    Honoring Her WishIn conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s granddaughter, ACLU fellow Clara Spera.
  45. 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?
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. the system
    The Law Is Not Made for Breonna TaylorAnd its capacity to deliver justice is functionally null.
  49. 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.
  50. politics
    Justice Department Designates NYC an ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’The city could lose federal funding as a result.
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