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Black Lives Matter

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. reckoning with a reckoning
    Richmond’s Confederate Monuments, One Year LaterProtests brought down most of the statues on Monument Avenue — except Robert E. Lee’s.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. reckoning with a reckoning
    White People Are SquirmingEight writers on what happens when the people around you are suddenly forced to confront race.
  8. reckoning with a reckoning
    Stop Hustling Black DeathSamaria Rice is the mother of Tamir, not a “mother of the movement.”
  9. 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.
  10. encounter
    Black Excellence Has Arrived on The Real Housewives of New York CityEboni K. Williams thinks she might be the exact right person for this moment.
  11. black lives matter
    I Should Only Know Ma’Khia From TikTokHer hairstyle tutorials offer a glimpse into the life she could have led.
  12. black lives matter
    Who’s Keeping Black Children Safe?A recent spate of horrific reminders that the American system of policing has not been held accountable.
  13. protests
    Broadway Performers Condemn Scott Rudin, Industry Racism at Protest“This industry is so far up Scott Rudin’s ass that we are at a point of no return.”
  14. 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.
  15. the national interest
    Why Should Black Protesters Trust a Senate That Underrepresents Them?Peaceful police reform means taking democratic reform seriously.
  16. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Reacts to Derek Chauvin Verdict: ‘There Is More Work to Be Done’“At least this one injustice was not compounded with indifference.”
  17. the industry
    Former HFPA President Called Black Lives Matter ‘Racist Hate Movement’ in EmailPhil Berk has now been expelled from the group.
  18. black lives matter
    The Moment Minneapolis Heard JusticeOutside the courthouse where Derek Chauvin was convicted.
  19. 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.
  20. black lives matter
    From George Floyd to Daunte WrightThe Derek Chauvin trial had Minneapolis’s Black community on edge. Then, police killed again.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. police brutality
    ‘When I Look at George Floyd, I Look at My Dad’Darnella Frazier, the teen who took the viral video of Floyd’s death, testified in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial on Tuesday.
  24. 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.
  25. roundtable
    It’s Time to Talk About Black-Asian SolidarityA roundtable with seven insiders in fashion and entertainment.
  26. black lives matter
    The Internet’s Memory of Breonna TaylorHer image has been revered, warped, and put back together.
  27. breonna taylor
    I Was Charged With a Felony for Demanding Justice for Breonna TaylorThe charges were dropped, but they were a clear attempt at intimidation.
  28. black lives matter
    A Conversation With Breonna Taylor’s Mother and SisterThe Cut’s new editor-in-chief spoke with Breonna Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, and her sister, Ju’Niyah Palmer, about the past year.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. discourse
    Arsenio Hall on Hosting His Talk Show During the L.A. Riots: ‘I Was Twitter’The comedian reflects on his powerful 1992 episode.
  32. style
    Depop and the Black in Fashion Council Are Shaking Up the Virtual ClassroomThrough the month of February, they’re educating, empowering, and celebrating Black creators.
  33. 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.
  34. chat room
    Braunwyn Windham-Burke Shook the RHOC Boat and She’d Do It Again“It’s not fake; it’s not a story line — find something else.”
  35. georgia election
    How the Atlanta Dream Helped Warnock WinMany have credited activism by WNBA’s Atlanta team with helping elect Reverend Raphael Warnock to the Senate.
  36. crime
    The Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Won’t Face Federal ChargesThe Justice Department has officially declined to prosecute Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.
  37. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  38. black lives matter
    The Real Reason Obama Trashes ‘Defund the Police’Moderate Democrats still think the criminal-justice system can be reformed.
  39. the bachelorette
    The Bachelorette Actually Talked About Something RealIn last night’s episode, Tayshia and Ivan spoke candidly about police brutality and Black Lives Matter.
  40. mmmnope
    Why Are Hanson Fans Turning Their Back on the Group?It involves Black Lives Matter, an old Pinterest account, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. legacy
    Honoring Her WishIn conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s granddaughter, ACLU fellow Clara Spera.
  44. the cut podcast
    Protesting Without RulesAsking, “Is there a ‘right way’ to do it?” on The Cut podcast.
  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. you heard her
    Megan Thee Stallion Says ‘Protect Black Women’ Is Not Controversial in NYT Op-ed“We deserve to be protected as human beings.”
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. the system
    The Law Is Not Made for Breonna TaylorAnd its capacity to deliver justice is functionally null.
  50. the bigger picture
    ‘This Is Breonna Taylor’s Home’: Scenes From LouisvillePhotographer J.D. Barnes captures the anguish and the outrage over the grand jury’s decision in Breonna Taylor’s killing.
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