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George Floyd

  1. crime
    Cardiologist Testifies That George Floyd’s Death Was ‘Absolutely Preventable’Dr. Jonathan Rich said that in his opinion Floyd didn’t die of a “primary cardiac event” or overdose, as Derek Chauvin’s attorneys have suggested.
  2. 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.
  3. george floyd
    See Photos From the Protests Outside the Murder Trial of Derek ChauvinScenes from Minneapolis, where demonstrators call for the conviction of the cop who killed George Floyd.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. police brutality
    Criminal Charges Dropped Against Buffalo Cops Who Shoved 75-Year-Old ProtesterA grand jury dismissed felony assault charges against two officers who shoved an elderly man to the ground at a Black Lives Matter protest last June.
  7. george floyd
    William Barr Rejected Plea Deal for Cop Who Killed George Floyd: ReportLast June, Barr stopped a deal giving Derek Chauvin a ten-year sentence because he felt that protesters around the nation would see it as too lenient.
  8. 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.
  9. games
    10 Ways 2020 Changed Sports ForeverThe pandemic and the racial-justice movement will leave permanent marks, on and off the field.
  10. politics
    Justice Department Designates NYC an ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’The city could lose federal funding as a result.
  11. the national interest
    Trump Stoked Police Violence, and It May Have Cost Him the ElectionA new study shows that videos of police violence move public opinion.
  12. department of justice
    Barr Tells Prosecutors to Weigh Sedition Charge for Violent Protesters: ReportIt’s unlikely prosecutors could prove intent of such a charge, though threatening protesters with sedition could change the dynamic at future events.
  13. policing
    You Can’t Vote Out the PoliceThe problem of the police riot goes beyond partisan and even electoral remedies.
  14. covid diary
    Harlem Is the Song of SummerAfter a cruel, quiet spring, the neighborhood wakes up.
  15. 2020 elections
    The ‘Tough on Crime’ TicketThe historical irony of a Biden-Harris ticket during a criminal-justice reckoning.
  16. chicago looting
    More Than 100 People Arrested After Downtown Chicago LootingThe Magnificent Mile turned chaotic Sunday night after a police shooting on the city’s South Side hours earlier.
  17. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  18. 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.
  19. black lives matter
    The Protest Movement’s Path ForwardThe fervor of May and June has inevitably faded. What comes next?
  20. profile
    Julián Castro and the ‘Timeless’ Policing CrisisPolicing reform was the centerpiece of his failed campaign. Now, it’s all anyone is talking about.
  21. trump administration
    DHS Agents Seen in Portland Are Deploying to Chicago — and Perhaps FurtherTrump will reportedly send 150 Homeland Security officers to Chicago this week. He also threatened to send federal agents to Detroit and Baltimore.
  22. labor
    Racism Is a Working-Class ProblemThe Strike for Black Lives reminds America that racial justice and economic justice are linked.
  23. 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.
  24. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  25. the national interest
    Trump Blames Losing Campaign on Listening to ‘Woke Jared’Trump decides to ignore his son-in-law and focus on voters who fear he isn’t racist enough.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. protests
    The Police Are Still RiotingCompton, California; Columbus, Ohio; and Richmond, Virginia, all saw outbreaks of police violence against protesters on Sunday.
  29. tomorrow
    Why Don’t Americans Trust the Public-Health Experts?Maybe because the public-health experts don’t trust them.
  30. coronavirus
    There’s No Evidence That Protests Have Caused a Coronavirus SurgeThree weeks since the start of widespread protests, all signs point to little spread at the outdoor demonstrations.
  31. rayshard brooks
    Atlanta’s Reforms Won’t Save the Next Rayshard BrooksThe mayor’s first proposals for curbing racist police violence have already been failing for years.
  32. the national interest
    Why Conservatives and Liberals Might Join to Fight Back Against Police UnionsA real bipartisan opening for meaningful reform.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. protests
    Scenes From the Enduring Protests in New YorkPhotographer Mark Clennon’s arresting photos from the march on Trump Tower on Sunday.
  36. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  37. george floyd protests
    Trump Reschedules His Juneteenth Rally in TulsaThe president said he was pushing the rally back a day to honor the requests of “many of my African-American friends and supporters.”
  38. george floyd protests
    What’s Going On in CHAZ, the Seattle Autonomous Zone?There’s free LaCroix.
  39. the national interest
    Defunding the Police Is the Only Police Reform Americans Don’t LikeThe good news is that public opinion is very open to a wide array of reforms to curtail racist policing.
  40. george floyd
    Protests Are Galvanizing Demands to Take Cops Out of SchoolsSome teachers unions have demanded police-free schools for years, but they face major obstacles.
  41. 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.
  42. the national circus
    Frank Rich: What Trump Will Do to WinHe’s down in the polls that he insists are fake. But Georgia’s chaotic election offers a blueprint for success.
  43. george floyd
    Trump Wanted to Send in the Troops. Now Some Are Ready to Quit.“I cannot continue to engage in violence,” said one member of the National Guard.
  44. george floyd
    Photos From the Viewings of George FloydScenes from a highly emotional day in Houston.
  45. gop
    3 GOP Insiders on the Protests and Trump’s Perilous Moment“I think the president has handled it as well as any president ever could.”
  46. george floyd
    Republicans Belatedly Realize Protests Aren’t Going AwayAs outrage over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd persists, GOP leaders respond with lukewarm efforts of reform and appeasement.
  47. george floyd
    The Most Powerful Moments From the Funeral of George FloydGeorge Floyd’s family described his generosity, the Houston mayor banned police chokeholds, and he was entombed next to his mother.
  48. george floyd
    What’s in the Democrats’ Policing Reform Bill?It’s a start, but there’s a lot more to do.
  49. vision 2020
    Economic ‘Comeback’ Is Not Making Trump More PopularSo far, good, if tentative, economic news is being overshadowed by entrenched negative reactions to Trump’s personality and leadership style.
  50. games
    Roger Goodell’s Black Lives Matter Moment Is a Sign of Trump’s WeaknessThe president never actually had that much power over the NFL. Now, he has none.
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