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  1. 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.
  2. remembrance
    A Rolling Tribute to New York’s John HomansWe’ll be republishing this page frequently, as his colleagues join in remembering him.
  3. protests
    What We Know About the Austin BLM Protest ShootingGarrett Foster was shot and killed on Saturday night in an altercation with a motorist who had turned into an intersection full of protesters.
  4. portland
    Trump Administration Sends More Federal Officers to PortlandThe 100-plus federal agents at the courthouse have made the unrest worse. As many as 150 more are reportedly on their way.
  5. portland
    Trump’s Military Tactics in Portland Will Likely BackfireJust because law enforcement officers can take certain action doesn’t mean they should.
  6. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: See You Next FridayIf the mainstream media will not host a diversity of opinion, then the nonmainstream needs to pick up the slack. That’s what I’ll be doing next.
  7. racism
    Amy Cooper Faces Charges After Calling Cops on Black Birder in Central ParkIf convicted, she could face up to a year in jail.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.”
  11. 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.
  12. george floyd protests
    Chicago Police Caught Sleeping in U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush’s Office During ProtestsThirteen police officers, including three supervisors, slept and ate in Bobby Rush’s office for up to four hours as property damage occurred nearby.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. health
    Tear Gas Is a Chemical WeaponSo why aren’t police banned from using it during protests?
  16. 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.
  17. george floyd
    What’s in the Democrats’ Policing Reform Bill?It’s a start, but there’s a lot more to do.
  18. mistaken identity
    What It’s Like to Get Doxed for Taking a Bike RidePeter Weinberg didn’t even know what “doxing” was before a Twitter mob falsely accused him of assaulting some kids on a bike trail.
  19. george floyd
    Minneapolis City Council Says It Will Disband Police ForceA veto-proof majority has committed to the process, but it’s not clear what will happen next.
  20. protests
    ‘The Next Thing I Remember, I’m on the Ground.’City Council candidate Marti Gould Cummings on being arrested for protesting.
  21. 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.
  22. cityscape
    To Trumpers, the Shared Space of the Street Is an Unprivatized ThreatIt’s just [waves hands] that dirty area between the car and the front door, right?
  23. george floyd
    Who Will You Believe, de Blasio or Your Lying Eyes?The mayor would like you to believe the NYPD has “shown a lot of restraint” in cracking down on peaceful protests.
  24. police violence
    ‘Rubber Bullets’ Are Not RubberThey are palm-size and can result in death.
  25. george floyd protests
    Buffalo Police Suspended for Shoving Elderly Protester to the GroundVideo shows the man lying motionless on the pavement and bleeding from the ear as several officers walk by. He is in “stable but serious” condition.
  26. the body politic
    ‘We’ve Seen Our City Set Ablaze’Ilhan Omar on the fight against structural racism and injustice, and how the Congressional Black Caucus can move us forward.
  27. george floyd
    Read What Presidents Obama, Bush, Carter, and Clinton Said About George FloydEvery living former president has weighed in on the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent nationwide unrest.
  28. radio vulture
    Now Isn’t the Time for More Music-Industry SilenceRecord labels have known about these issues since long before it became radioactive behavior to stay quiet.
  29. required reading
    13 Books You Should Read About Black LivesFrom established classics to newer works.