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Police Brutality

  1. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  2. encounter
    Lezley McSpadden Is Still FightingSix years ago, her son Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson. The officer has faced no charges.
  3. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainThe 23-year-old died last year after police brutally detained him while he was walking home from a convenience store.
  4. the bigger picture
    On the Front Lines of the Portland ProtestsAs protesters face down Trump’s heavily armed “secret police,” photographer JD Barnes has been capturing the chaos.
  5. profile
    Julián Castro and the ‘Timeless’ Policing CrisisPolicing reform was the centerpiece of his failed campaign. Now, it’s all anyone is talking about.
  6. 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.
  7. protests
    How to Support the Struggle Against Police BrutalityOrganizations to donate to, and other actions to take to help demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police violence.
  8. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  9. police brutality
    Is Ketamine the New Police Weapon Against Black Lives?Elijah McClain was injected with the drug, even though he was already handcuffed and helpless.
  10. my single is dropping
    Kanye West Takes Us to Tuesday Church, Drops ‘Wash Us in the Blood’ VideoIt’s the closest that noted Trump supporter Kanye has gotten to a protest song in a bit.
  11. police brutality
    Cops in Riot Gear Stormed a Violin Vigil for Elijah McClainProtesters say police in Aurora, Colorado, dispersed a peaceful memorial for McClain using tear gas, pepper spray, and force.
  12. the bigger picture
    70-Plus Photographers Unite in Fundraising Initiative Against Systemic RacismReframing the Future is working with photographers and graphic designers to fundraise for National Bail Out and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute.
  13. 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.
  14. protests
    The Police Are Still RiotingCompton, California; Columbus, Ohio; and Richmond, Virginia, all saw outbreaks of police violence against protesters on Sunday.
  15. police
    Seattle-Area Labor Council Expels Cop UnionThe move comes amid broader calls for labor to isolate cop unions.
  16. 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.
  17. lies
    Cops and the Culture WarThere’s an old purpose behind the milkshake lie.
  18. 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.
  19. my single is dropping
    J. Cole Drops Surprise Single ‘Snow On Tha Bluff’His first single of 2020.
  20. 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.
  21. giving
    Tyler Perry Offers to Pay for Rayshard Brooks’s Funeral and His Kids’ SchoolBrooks was shot and killed by Atlanta police on Friday, June 12.
  22. protests
    Scenes From the Enduring Protests in New YorkPhotographer Mark Clennon’s arresting photos from the march on Trump Tower on Sunday.
  23. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  24. power
    15,000 People Marched in Brooklyn for Black Trans Lives“This is what community looks like.”
  25. 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.”
  26. black lives matter
    Jay Pharoah Shares Security Video of LAPD Drawing Guns, Kneeling on His NeckThe actor describes how four police officers drew their guns on him, claiming he looked like a man they were searching for in the area.
  27. 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.
  28. protest songs
    YG Releases ‘FTP’ Video Filmed at Black Lives Matter Protest in HollywoodHe co-organized the L.A. protest on June 7.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. vulture lists
    All the New Protest and Benefit Music Released in Response to Police BrutalityIncluding songs from Leon Bridges, Meek Mill, YG, and many more.
  32. 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.
  33. police brutality
    Live PD Cancelled After A&E Admits the Show Filmed a Police KillingThe network has left open the possibility of a future reboot.
  34. 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.
  35. george floyd
    Photos From the Viewings of George FloydScenes from a highly emotional day in Houston.
  36. just asking questions
    Lessons From the ACT UP Era, for Today’s Protesters“We talked about safer sex in the ’80s, and now we have to talk about safer living.”
  37. police tv
    Cops Canceled By Paramount NetworkThe future of A&E’s Live PD is also uncertain.
  38. george floyd
    What’s in the Democrats’ Policing Reform Bill?It’s a start, but there’s a lot more to do.
  39. black lives matter
    Taylor Swift Tweets in Support of Black Lives Matter, Calls for Policy Change“We need to elect people who will fight against police brutality and racism of any kind.”
  40. power
    ‘It’s So Surreal Thinking About How All This Started on Lake Street’Young protestors in Minneapolis reflect on what it’s been like to help start a global uprising.
  41. george floyd protests
    The Quiet Trauma of Watching Police Brutality on a ScreenA conversation with a psychologist about how violent footage can “absolutely” traumatize viewers.
  42. george floyd
    See George Floyd Protest Photos From Around the U.S.Scenes from demonstrations in cities around the country.
  43. 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.
  44. protests
    ‘The Next Thing I Remember, I’m on the Ground.’City Council candidate Marti Gould Cummings on being arrested for protesting.
  45. police brutality
    This Will Not Be ContainedTwo weeks in George Floyd’s America.
  46. the national interest
    Trump Has Gone Full AuthoritarianHis first term reaches a violent crescendo.
  47. police tv
    Cops Season Premiere, Live PD Episodes Pulled in Light of ProtestsIt’s unclear whether Cops will return to Paramount.
  48. 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.
  49. police violence
    ‘Rubber Bullets’ Are Not RubberThey are palm-size and can result in death.
  50. 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.
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