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Black Lives Matter

  1. 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.
  2. 2020 elections
    Loeffler Attacks WNBA for Honoring Black Lives MatterThe endangered Georgia Republican senator triangulated against the league and the team she partly owns.
  3. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. breonna taylor
    One of the Officers Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is Getting FiredBrett Hankison’s conduct is a “shock to the conscience,” Louisville acting police chief said in a letter Friday.
  12. black lives matter
    Everything We Know About the Killing of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta PoliceAtlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, who shot and killed Brooks as he was running away, has been fired and is facing a charge of felony murder.
  13. class of 2020
    Scenes From a Joyful High-School Graduation ParadePhotographer Alexis Hunley captured an exuberant mood as a community-organized event honored recent graduates of several neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
  14. the national interest
    Why Conservatives and Liberals Might Join to Fight Back Against Police UnionsA real bipartisan opening for meaningful reform.
  15. black lives matter
    Corporate America Loves Increasing Racial InequalityYou can support racial justice or economic policies that increase racial inequality — but not both.
  16. police reform
    The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of the Police Protest MovementPolice unions are making it clear they won’t be part of any meaningful reform — and undermining their own political and moral support in the process.
  17. black lives matter
    What We Know About the Death of Black Lives Matter Activist Oluwatoyin SalauSalau, 19, went missing on Saturday, June 6, the same day she reported being sexually assaulted. Her was found by Tallahassee police a week later.
  18. black lives matter
    Essential Workers Aren’t Impressed by Corporate Anti-RacismCorporations are saying black lives matter. But their actions during the coronavirus pandemic say something different.
  19. black lives matter
    Trump’s ‘Baby Lives Matter’ Onesies Part of Tradition of Pro-Life Co-optingThe merch was designed to both disrespect BLM and please the anti-abortion movement, which has a history of appropriating civil-rights rhetoric.
  20. summer in the city
    We’re Headed for a Hot, Dark SummerThe coming months are poised to bring new outbreaks, blackouts, evictions, and unrest.
  21. black lives matter
    Defunding the Police Is Not Nearly EnoughBringing justice and peace to disadvantaged black communities will require more public investment than we can divert from police budgets.
  22. the national interest
    The Still-Vital Case for Liberalism in a Radical AgeDoes the revolution need to involve quite so much canceling?
  23. breonna taylor
    The Police Report on the Killing of Breonna Taylor Is Almost Entirely BlankOfficers left the section for injuries empty despite shooting her eight times and indicated there was no forced entry despite using a battering ram.
  24. vision 2020
    Biden Supports Reforming, Not Defunding, PoliceBiden is sticking with one idea from the 1994 crime bill: deploying more cops via community policing strategies. Its current popularity is unclear.
  25. george floyd
    See George Floyd Protest Photos From Around the U.S.Scenes from demonstrations in cities around the country.
  26. george floyd protests
    NFL Players, Employee Forced Goodell’s Protest Ban ApologyThe NFL commissioner apologized on Friday for the league’s ban on the protests started by Colin Kaepernick, but not to Kaepernick, and not on his own.
  27. police brutality
    This Will Not Be ContainedTwo weeks in George Floyd’s America.
  28. policing
    Protests Might Spread the Coronavirus. Curfews and Crackdowns Definitely Will.Curfew orders are getting legal authority from the pandemic, but their enforcement will make the virus spread further.
  29. george floyd
    ‘This Is a Moment of Profound Possibility’: A Conversation With Cory BookerThe senator and former 2020 presidential candidate talks about the protests, the prospect of police reform, and Donald Trump.
  30. george floyd
    Photos: Following a George Floyd Protest Through ManhattanThousands of protesters marched peacefully through the streets of New York, calling for justice.
  31. encounter
    ‘I’ve Been Black a Long Time’: Marching With Jumaane WilliamsNew York City’s public advocate knows how to protest — and talk to cops. (He’s also wondering where the mayor is.)
  32. black lives matter
    Your Black Square Instagram Isn’t HelpingThe #BlackLivesMatter hashtag has been overrun by blank, black boxes suppressing vital protest information.
  33. crime
    Everything We Know About the Police Shooting of David McAteeLouisville police and National Guardsmen fired on a crowd on Monday, killing the 53-year-old.
  34. black lives matter
    Ariana Grande, Halsey, and More Celebrities Spent Their Weekends ProtestingFrom all over the country.
  35. george floyd
    Police Spar With Protesters for 6th Straight Night: Live UpdatesNationwide protests have expanded and intensified in response to George Floyd’s death, with violence reported in dozens of cities.
  36. george floyd
    Public-Health Experts Warn of Coronavirus Outbreaks After George Floyd ProtestsMany protesters have been wearing masks, but chaotic mass demonstrations make social distancing nearly impossible.
  37. george floyd
    Scenes From the Brooklyn Protest of the Death of George FloydPhotographer Chris Facey documented the tense and emotional demonstration, which took place outside the Barclays Center on Friday night.
  38. george floyd
    Watch Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Give Emotional Speech on Unrest in Atlanta“If you care about this city — then go home.”
  39. george floyd
    Powerful Images From Friday’s Protests Over the Death of George FloydPhotos from demonstrations in multiple cities over the deaths of Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky.
  40. george floyd
    Minneapolis Faces Third Night of Protests Following George Floyd’s KillingDemonstrators and police clashed for the third day in a row, following the death of George Floyd in police custody.
  41. vision 2020
    Black Protesters Might Have Doomed Amy Klobuchar’s Presidential CampaignThe day before she dropped out of the race, Klobuchar canceled a campaign rally in Minnesota due to protests.
  42. democratic primaries
    Julián Castro Might Be a BelieverHis floundering campaign seems committed to advancing moral — but unpopular — issues. What’s the long game?
  43. who were the 2010s?
    DeRay Mckesson on the Black Lives Matter RevolutionFew American social movements shaped the 2010s as definitively as BLM, and few of its activists have proved to be as galvanizing as Mckesson.
  44. justice
    Who Gets Grace in the Courtroom?Judge Tammy Kemp’s decision to hug former cop and convicted murderer Amber Guyger tells us how our justice system works.
  45. criminal justice
    California’s New Use-of-Force Law Is Still Deadly VagueA new law strengthens California’s guidelines for police use of force. But it does not go far enough.
  46. race
    The Black Art of Escape: A New Vision for Black Americans400 years have passed since the birth of a new people. Where do we go from here?
  47. daniel pantaleo
    Judge Recommends Officer Who Choked Eric Garner Be FiredIt may be the end of the line for Daniel Pantaleo, more than five years after his lethal actions reverberated across the country.
  48. black lives matter
    A Rare Measure of AccountabilityFour Chicago police officers have been fired for covering up the 2014 police killing of Laquan McDonald.
  49. profile
    The Civil-Rights Lawyer Starting a Legal Crusade Against Police BrutalityBen Crump has represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, and Tamir Rice — and he may be the hardest-working attorney in the country.
  50. black lives matter
    NYPD Union Lawyers Claim Eric Garner Would’ve Died Anyway Because He Was ObeseDaniel Pantaleo’s defense team is essentially arguing that the 43-year-old black man killed himself.
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