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George Floyd

  1. 2020 elections
    The ‘Tough on Crime’ TicketThe historical irony of a Biden-Harris ticket during a criminal-justice reckoning.
  2. 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.
  3. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  4. 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.
  5. black lives matter
    The Protest Movement’s Path ForwardThe fervor of May and June has inevitably faded. What comes next?
  6. profile
    Julián Castro and the ‘Timeless’ Policing CrisisPolicing reform was the centerpiece of his failed campaign. Now, it’s all anyone is talking about.
  7. 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.
  8. labor
    Racism Is a Working-Class ProblemThe Strike for Black Lives reminds America that racial justice and economic justice are linked.
  9. 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.
  10. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  11. 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.
  12. protests
    What’s Going on in CHOP, the Seattle Occupied Protest Zone?On July 1, police moved to clear out the occupied zone after Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan declared it an “unlawful assembly.”
  13. good one podcast
    Why Hasan Minhaj Couldn’t Stay Silent About George FloydThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to talk Patriot Act, the jokes he decides not to tell, and being a boss.
  14. 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.
  15. black lives matter
    Terry Crews Says Brooklyn Nine-Nine Trashed 4 New Episodes Amid Protests“We have to start over.”
  16. 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.
  17. protests
    The Police Are Still RiotingCompton, California; Columbus, Ohio; and Richmond, Virginia, all saw outbreaks of police violence against protesters on Sunday.
  18. protests
    Study Finds ‘No Evidence’ That Protests Led to Coronavirus SpikesDespite warnings from public-health experts that the demonstrations could lead to an increase in transmission, early results look encouraging.
  19. the view from home
    Director Stanley Nelson Is Proud His Children Left Him to Go ProtestThe documentarian hopes the industry understands, “This is not an opportunity for white filmmakers to get another commission.”
  20. tomorrow
    Why Don’t Americans Trust the Public-Health Experts?Maybe because the public-health experts don’t trust them.
  21. 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.
  22. power
    6 Teens Organized a Protest. 10,000 People Showed Up.They spoke with the Cut about coming face-to-face with the riot police, educating their own parents, and being radicals (not Democrats.)
  23. 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.
  24. the national interest
    Why Conservatives and Liberals Might Join to Fight Back Against Police UnionsA real bipartisan opening for meaningful reform.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. protests
    Scenes From the Enduring Protests in New YorkPhotographer Mark Clennon’s arresting photos from the march on Trump Tower on Sunday.
  28. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  29. media
    ‘Am I Biased Because I’m Black?’Alexis Johnson, a reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, says she was barred from protest coverage because her bosses felt her tweets showed “bias.”
  30. giving
    Barbra Streisand Makes George Floyd’s Daughter a Disney ShareholderGianna Floyd thanked the singer on Instagram.
  31. 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.”
  32. stand-up
    Dave Chappelle’s 8:46 Is Powerful But Not Quite PerfectThe outrage is pure and unfiltered in the legendary comedian’s new set on George Floyd.
  33. george floyd protests
    What’s Going On in CHAZ, the Seattle Autonomous Zone?There’s free LaCroix.
  34. 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.
  35. stand-up
    Dave Chappelle Drops Surprise Stand-up Set to Discuss George FloydThe comedian reflects on the killing of George Floyd in the set, recorded on June 6.
  36. 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.
  37. power
    What Exactly Does It Mean to Defund the Police?A comprehensive guide.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. power
    The Exhilarating Possibility of ProtestThousands of people have mobilized almost overnight. Now, one of New York’s most notorious police-secrecy laws has been repealed.
  41. 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.
  42. george floyd
    Photos From the Viewings of George FloydScenes from a highly emotional day in Houston.
  43. health
    Tear Gas Is a Chemical WeaponSo why aren’t police banned from using it during protests?
  44. 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.”
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. police tv
    Cops Canceled By Paramount NetworkThe future of A&E’s Live PD is also uncertain.
  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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