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  1. discourse
    Arsenio Hall on Hosting His Talk Show During the L.A. Riots: ‘I Was Twitter’The comedian reflects on his powerful 1992 episode.
  2. capitol riot
    Multiple Extremist Group Members Arrested: Live UpdatesThe FBI is continuing to round up rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol. Meanwhile, Sunday’s state capitol protests were a non-event.
  3. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  4. 2020
    Things We HeardA year of silence, sirens, and human voices, in protest and relief.
  5. first tuesday in november
    To Board Up or Not to Board Up: Soho Small-Business Owners Face Election Day“Once burned, twice wary,” says one owner.
  6. first tuesday in november
    Cities Are Preparing for Election Night Protests With Curfews and PlywoodBoarding up windows, locking down, and anticipating an unsettled outcome.
  7. 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.
  8. power
    Nigeria Has Erupted Into Protests Over Police ViolenceEverything to know about the #EndSARS movement, which has gained international attention.
  9. the cut podcast
    Protesting Without RulesAsking, “Is there a ‘right way’ to do it?” on The Cut podcast.
  10. politics
    Beyoncé Joins Call to #EndSARS Following Pressure to Speak Out“To our Nigerian sisters and brothers, we stand by you.”
  11. 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.
  12. the city politic
    Corey Johnson on Why He’s Dropping Out of the New York City Mayoral Race“I was maybe not feeling my best self,” said the City Council Speaker. “But I felt like I couldn’t really acknowledge that.”
  13. ron desantis
    Ron DeSantis Is Risking Floridians’ Lives to Benefit TrumpThe governor’s sycophantic Trump relationship led to disastrous COVID outcomes, and now he’s pushing looser penalties for drivers who kill protesters.
  14. policing
    You Can’t Vote Out the PoliceThe problem of the police riot goes beyond partisan and even electoral remedies.
  15. ideas
    How Fantasy Triumphed Over Reality in American PoliticsThat doesn’t mean that the nation is on the verge of collapse, or even in decline. A new phase of history might be just beginning.
  16. boycotts
    #BoycottMulan Grows in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Thailand After Disney+ ReleaseThe hashtag began after Mulan star Liu Yifei’s pro-police social-media activity last year.
  17. crime
    L.A. Deputies Fatally Shot a Black Man During a Biking StopThe sheriff’s department says deputies opened fire on Dijon Kizzee after they saw him drop his gun.
  18. kenosha
    Conservatives Are Defending a White Teen Charged With Killing ProtestersThe argument is basic: All white people can be cops if they want to be.
  19. protests
    Video Appears to Show Cops Forcibly Arresting Activist Cooks in KenoshaThe Seattle group Riot Kitchen traveled to the Wisconsin city to serve food to protesters and others in need.
  20. power
    Athletes Are Holding a Massive Strike to Protest Police BrutalityEverything we know about the historic, unprecedented sports strike taking place right now.
  21. new york city
    New York’s Most Virulent Opponent of Police ReformDuring his nearly two decades as head of the NYPD’s sergeants union, Ed Mullins has fought virtually every attempt to curb brutality and corruption.
  22. covid diary
    Harlem Is the Song of SummerAfter a cruel, quiet spring, the neighborhood wakes up.
  23. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  24. feature
    Two Lawyers, a Summer of Unrest, and a Molotov CocktailWhat would make a young professional with everything to lose throw a gasoline-filled Bud Light bottle at a cop car?
  25. empires
    Trump’s Authoritarian Theater Was Just for Show, Until It Wasn’tThe presence of federal forces in Portland marks, for the president, a political strategy ripe for replication anytime he faces the will of voters.
  26. politics
    What Happened at Attorney General Barr’s Five-Hour House HearingBarr defended sending federal agents to Portland and other cities, and his heated exchanges with grandstanding Democrats yielded little substance.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. protests
    Austin Protester Fatally Shot at Black Lives Matter MarchGarrett Foster’s mother said her son was pushing his fiancée’s wheelchair as a car plowed through the intersection.
  31. write it
    Writing Historical Fiction As History Repeats ItselfLiving through the urgency of this moment, I’ve found that writing parts of my novel required something more of me.
  32. media digest
    Everything to Know About the Media’s Reckoning With Abuse of PowerHearst Magazines president Troy Young has resigned after allegations of misogyny and uncomfortable sexual comments.
  33. power
    What the Hell Is Happening in Portland?Witnesses say heavily armed police officers have been dragging protesters into unmarked vans.
  34. protests
    Portland Mayor Jeered by Protesters, Teargassed by Federal AgentsIt wasn’t a great night for Ted Wheeler.
  35. george floyd protests
    Meet the Young Activists Leading New York’s Black Lives Matter ProtestsMany have yet to vote for president. Some just graduated from high school. But now thousands are following their lead to march for racial justice.
  36. protests
    Why Is Vivienne Westwood in a Cage?It’s a lot more than a fashion statement.
  37. protests
    Gun-Toting St. Louis Couple Face Felony ChargesMark and Patricia McCloskey pulled firearms on peaceful protesters walking through their neighborhood last month.
  38. 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.
  39. portland
    Unidentified Federal Agents Are Detaining Protesters in Portland“It’s like stop and frisk meets Guantanamo Bay,” one Oregon attorney said.
  40. protests
    This Is How the NYPD Treated Black Lives Matter ProtestersOver 60 videos show officers punching, tackling, and beating Black Lives Matter protesters, often seemingly at random.
  41. power
    87 People Charged With Felonies After Breonna Taylor ProtestMeanwhile, the officers who killed her have yet to be charged with any crime.
  42. protests
    RHOA’s Porsha Williams Arrested at Breonna Taylor ProtestShe was arrested alongside 87 other protesters.
  43. crime
    Protester Dies After Car Plows Into Peaceful Seattle MarchSummer Taylor, 24, died in the hospital on Saturday. Diaz Love, who was also hit, remains in critical condition.
  44. power
    Yes, Activists Are Serious About Defunding the PoliceA new bill, created by the Movement for Black Lives, calls for a “time-bound plan” to close all federal prisons and divest from policing.
  45. politics
    Justin Timberlake Wants America to Say Bye Bye Bye to Confederate MonumentsHe called for the removal of Confederate monuments throughout the US.
  46. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.”
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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