“It shook the foundation,” a City Council member said of the protests that followed the shooting of Jacob Blake last summer.
Determined to reopen, crews are dusting off spotlights, dancers are relearning steps, and everyone is testing, testing, testing as theater seeks to rebound from the devastating pandemic.
“Who Is Queen?” at MoMA is the artist’s most personal and ambitious show yet, exploring how we might live beyond labels in American society. “I want to overwhelm the museum,” he said.
The decals, with messages such as “Stop Hate” and “Black Lives Matter,” are part of the league’s efforts to show solidarity with players who have protested against racism and police brutality.
Facebook called it “an unacceptable error.” The company has struggled with other issues related to race.
Two unanimous rulings allow Gov. Ralph Northam to remove the statue from its prominent spot on Monument Avenue in Richmond.
John Akomfrah’s films have shaken up official narratives around Black identity and imperialism. His latest tries to make sense of life in the pandemic.
The new media obsession with moderate minorities.
The trooper, Jacob Brown, who was charged with assaulting Aaron Larry Bowman in May 2019 and later resigned, defended the attack as “pain compliance.”
To address Black artists’ concerns, the pact calls for forgoing all-white creative teams, renaming theaters for Black artists and establishing diversity rules for the Tonys.
Racial covenants were designed to keep neighborhoods segregated. Some states are now making it easier to erase them from legal documents.
Our culture writer loved this quintessential hip-hop album as a teen. But after the summer of 2020, he started rethinking its message.
Talking to children about various types of protest can empower them to make their voices heard.
A former employee said Home Depot told him to stop wearing a Black Lives Matter logo or quit, according to a National Labor Relations Board complaint.
The death of Lindani Myeni became a cause célèbre in South Africa, intensifying criticism there of racism in the United States and a feeling of solidarity with African Americans.
For years as a journalist, I’ve covered attempts to exonerate incarcerated people. But a letter from Yutico Briley led to a different kind of story.
State Senator Zellnor Myrie and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson say they were assaulted and pepper-sprayed by the police during last year’s Black Lives Matter protests.
The sentence came more than two months after Mr. Chauvin’s trial concluded with a guilty verdict on all three counts. The courtroom drama continued with powerful testimony from both sides.
The vandalism came just days after the statue was unveiled, and only a day before the officer who killed Mr. Floyd was to be sentenced.
In a victory for police unions, a state Supreme Court judge said a law passed by the City Council is too vaguely worded.
As voters head to the polls, we talk to two Democrats about an election that is testing the city’s values.
The judge said that federal officials had immunity, and that claims of a conspiracy to clear Lafayette Square for President Donald J. Trump’s walk across it were “simply too speculative.”
Outrage over the video comes as Canada undergoes a national awakening about institutional racism, including among police forces.
He’ll be bad for progressives but still better than Andrew Yang.
Mark McCloskey and Patricia McCloskey of Missouri will pay a total of nearly $3,000 in fines and give up the weapons used in the confrontation.
They are not completely wrong.
Nicholas Kraus of St. Paul, Minn., was drunk at the time of the crash, the authorities said. Deona Marie Erickson, 31, a social justice advocate, was killed in the episode.
The Brooklyn Liberation march took place amid a wave of legislation targeting transgender children and violence that disproportionately affects Black trans women. “We are here to claim space,” one speaker said.
The settlement came nearly five years after Mr. Sterling, a Black father of five, was fatally shot by a white police officer in Baton Rouge, La.
Concerns about crime are dominating the Democratic primary, and the party’s left wing has just started to coalesce.
Just as a bipartisan deal was supposed to be emerging, a new proposal has sown discontent among Republicans and Democrats and divided law enforcement groups, raising doubts about a deal.
Ms. Morales is running for New York City mayor on a platform of tackling inequality and shifting resources away from policing. But her campaign has been marred by defections and dysfunction.
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, opening in September, has redesigned its galleries amid social movements like Black Lives Matter.
Since the murder of George Floyd, the racial justice movement has received millions of dollars in donations. But some chapters have questioned how those funds are spent.
A year after Mr. Floyd was killed by the police, the city of Minneapolis removed barricades around the square. It said it will preserve the artwork and memorials there.
The president, who has made racial equity and justice central themes of his administration, was in Tulsa, Okla., to commemorate a painful part of the country’s history.
America’s top cop on better policing, race relations, Chauvin, Biden, Rudy and Andrew.
Millions of Americans took part in street demonstrations after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. A year later, first-time protesters reflect on what happened — and what is next.
In 1921, a white mob attacked the Greenwood district of Tulsa, killing hundreds of Black people and destroying the neighborhood. Justice has never been served. Can it still be today?
Last year, more than 30 Times reporters across the country covered the demonstrations after George Floyd’s death. Here, 10 of them reflect on the sights and interactions that have stayed with them.
Demonstrations across the city took on varied tones throughout the day, a mix of frustration, celebration and sadness.
After situations involving forceful detentions or worse, the organization seeks prompt accountability and change.
Republicans sure seem to think so. They are not alone.
A county prosecutor says Guard members and Louisville police officers enforcing a curfew “reasonably believed” the victim, a popular restaurant owner, “posed an immediate threat.”
The crowds that gathered in Minneapolis and elsewhere reflected on what has changed, and what has not, in America since Mr. Floyd was murdered by a police officer.
A look back at what has transpired in the year since Mr. Floyd’s murder reveals a country both struggling to confront it history of racial division and continuing to succumb to it.
The party will need G.O.P. buy-in to pass a bill — which could threaten activists’ priorities.
For the G.O.P., overturning Roe v. Wade is a live possibility. Taking Jan. 6 seriously is not.
Los Angeles, like other cities across the nation, is facing a rise in gun violence. And the police budget is growing.
Acknowledging people’s humanity is interesting. It’s not necessarily justice. Improving their lives, keeping them alive, may be.