‘There are Breonnas everywhere’: Protests for Breonna Taylor in Pictures

The New York Times has photographers on the ground following protests across the country.

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Fired Officer Is Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Protesters Wanted Stronger Charges

A former officer was charged with “wanton endangerment” for endangering Ms. Taylor’s neighbors with gunshots when she was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment.

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American Suburbs Are Tilting for Biden. But Not Milwaukee’s.

The predominantly white neighborhoods outside Wisconsin’s largest city, among the nation’s most racially segregated suburbs, could be a key part of President Trump’s narrowing path to re-election.

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Breonna Taylor’s Death: What To Know

Fury over the killing of Ms. Taylor by the police has fueled tense demonstrations in Louisville, Ky., and elsewhere. A decision on whether to charge the officers involved may come soon.

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F.B.I. Investigates Louisiana Man’s Death After Police Chase

The Louisiana State Police said Ronald Greene died in a crash after leading troopers on a high-speed chase. Over a year later, photos of his injuries have raised new questions about his death.

#civil-rights-and-liberties, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #louisiana, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Some Protests Against Police Brutality Take a More Confrontational Approach

The protests are moving into white residential neighborhoods, where activists demand that people choose a side.

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Flames That Won’t Die Out So Easily

Conspiracy theories about antifa arson are a symptom of a deeper unraveling, and a sign of danger ahead.

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Top Justice Dept. Official Embraces Use of Sedition Charges for Protest Violence

The deputy attorney general, Jeffrey A. Rosen, emphasized that the sedition statute covered a variety of crimes and the push to consider it was proper.

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Inside One N.F.L. Team’s Attempt to Turn Protest Into Action

The Falcons, who play in the home city of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., are making voting rights a priority this season.

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Why French Politicians Can’t Stop Talking About Crime

Statistics show a steady decline in major crimes. But what has intensified are the challenges to France’s traditional national identity, and the jockeying in the race to be the next president.

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Military Police Considered Using Heat Ray on D.C. Protesters, Whistle-Blower Says

A National Guard officer called in to enforce the June crackdown on protesters testified that a top official sought out heat rays and sound cannons hours before a clash.

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Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest Violence

The extraordinary suggestion came as Attorney General William P. Barr has emerged as a messenger for President Trump’s re-election campaign.

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Miami Herald Editor Apologizes for ‘Racist and Anti-Semitic’ Insert

Libre, a Spanish-language supplement included in El Nuevo Herald, a sibling to The Miami Herald, published a column comparing Black Lives Matter activists to “Nazi thugs.”

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Whose America Is It?

“Apocalyptic terms” have taken over the 2020 election, with potentially dangerous implications.

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How New York City’s Police Unions Embraced Trump

The unions’ leadership is mostly white, suburban and Republican, setting it apart from an increasingly diverse police force and the city itself.

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New York City Council, Don’t Roll Back Police Reforms

Officials might weaken a law that bans chokeholds and other police maneuvers that restrict airflow.

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In Wisconsin Poll, Unrest Concerns Don’t Translate Into Surge for Trump

Worries about law and order have become so prevalent that likely voters say it’s just as important as solving the coronavirus pandemic. But voters aren’t favoring Mr. Trump on the issue.

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Black Police Chiefs, Feeling Squeezed, Face Criticism on All Sides

As police departments are scrutinized for racist policing practices, African-American chiefs find themselves caught between skeptical residents and officers.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #singletary-laron-d, #united-states

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Four Houston Police Officers Are Fired in Fatal Shooting of Nicolas Chavez

Nicolas Chavez, 27, was killed by the police in southwest Houston in April, during a confrontation that was partly recorded by a bystander’s cellphone.

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What We Know About the Death of Rayshard Brooks

Killed by an Atlanta police officer just weeks after George Floyd’s death touched off nationwide protests, Mr. Brooks became a potent symbol.

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Reform the Police? Guess Who Funds My State’s Officials

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #california, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #los-angeles-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #sacramento-calif

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What to Know About the N.Y.C. Mayoral Race

With Mayor Bill de Blasio stepping down next year because of term limits, a crowded field has emerged to replace him. 

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To Get Police Reform, ‘Defund the Politicians’

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

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Can the ‘Instigator-in-Chief’ Win on ‘Law and Order’?

Extracting political power from racism and fear is a Trump specialty. Will it work one last time?

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Dallas Police Chief Resigns in Wake of Policing Protests

The chief, U. Reneé Hall, faced eroding support on the City Council stemming from the department’s handling of public protests over African-Americans and policing.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #dallas-tex, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-department-dallas-tex, #texas

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A Police Officer Shot a 13-Year-Old With Autism in Salt Lake City

The authorities said the officer shot the boy while responding to a call about a “violent psych issue.” The teenager, Linden Cameron, was fleeing and did not have a weapon, his mother said.

#autism, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #linden-cameron, #mental-health-and-disorders, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-salt-lake-city, #salt-lake-city-utah

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It Is Possible to Reform the Police

How to end the racial disparity in vehicle stops.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-reform, #racial-profiling

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Mark Bradford Reveals New Paintings Quarantined in a Grain Tower

The artist is not on social media, but he’s finally opening up about living and working in the time of Covid-19. “I went into survival mode,” he said.

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Jacob Blake, Rare Survivor at Center of Police Protests, Starts Telling His Own Story

In a video recorded from his hospital bed, Mr. Blake, who was shot by the police, says, “It hurts to breathe; it hurts to sleep.”

#blake-jacob-august-23-2020-shooting, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #kenosha-wis, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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More Than Ever, Trump Casts Himself as the Defender of White America

Presenting himself as a warrior against identity politics, the president has increasingly made appeals to the grievances of white supporters a centerpiece of his re-election campaign.

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Daniel Prude Case: Grand Jury Is Set Up to Investigate Death in Rochester

The decision by New York’s attorney general comes more than five months after Mr. Prude died of suffocation after officers in Rochester, N.Y., placed a hood over his head.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #james-letitia, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #prude-daniel-d-2020, #rochester-ny

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The Battle Over Robert E. Lee Biscuits and Gravy at Omaha’s 11-Worth Cafe

In “levelheaded” Omaha, a protester was killed and, in the aftermath, people demanding an end to racial injustice set their sights on police budgets — and a diner with Robert E. Lee on the menu.

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100 Days of Protest: A Chasm Grows Between Portland and the Rest of Oregon

The proximity of the left and the right in Oregon has created a dynamic of fear, mistrust and anger.

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Trump Moves to Cancel Contracts for Government Sensitivity Training

A memo sent to agency heads on Friday called efforts that often focus on promoting awareness of racism “divisive” and “un-American propaganda.”

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Justice Dept. Charges 2 With Trying to Support Hamas

The men, both American citizens, were taken into custody on Thursday evening in Minneapolis. They say they are members of a far-right group called the Boogaloo Bois.

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In His Last Hours, Portland Murder Suspect Said He Feared Arrest

Law enforcement agents killed Michael Forest Reinoehl while trying to arrest him for the shooting death of a supporter of a far-right group.

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What We Know About the Death of Michael Forest Reinoehl, the Portland Shooting Suspect

The suspect, Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, was killed by law enforcement agents just five days after the deadly shooting of a right-wing protester.

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The Trouble With Empathy

Can we really be taught to feel each other’s pain?

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Michael Forest Reinoehl, Suspect in Portland Shooting, Is Killed by Officers

Law enforcement agents killed Michael Forest Reinoehl while trying to arrest him, four officials said. He was being investigated in the fatal shooting of a supporter of a far-right group.

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Biden, in Kenosha, Makes Case for Healing and Unity, Not Division

Two days after President Trump traveled to Wisconsin to focus attention on violence and disorder, Joe Biden sought to strike a drastically different tone, repudiating the president’s divisive approach to matters of racial injustice.

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Marian Wright Edelman Steps Down, and a New Generation Takes Over

A Ferguson activist will lead the Children’s Defense Fund at a time when an impassioned civil rights movement is challenging racial injustice.

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What a 16-Year-Old Learned in Three Months of Portland Protests

Last summer was all about dance team and teen parties. But after she watched George Floyd’s death in a video on her phone, Daria Allen’s world drastically changed.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #oregon, #portland-ore

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Daniel Prude: Black Man Suffocates After Rochester Police Put Hood on Him

Relatives of the man, Daniel Prude, said the police officers involved in his death in March in Rochester, N.Y., should be charged with murder.

#black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #james-letitia, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #rochester-ny, #warren-lovely-a

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Trump Moves to Cut Federal Funding From Democratic Cities

The president directed officials to identify “anarchist jurisdictions” and move to withhold funds as he tries to build his campaign around the unrest that has accompanied racial justice protests.

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Black Man, Daniel Prude, Dies of Suffocation After Officers Put Hood on Him, Family Says

Relatives of the man, Daniel Prude, said the police officers involved in his death in March in Rochester, N.Y., should be charged with murder.

#black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #james-letitia, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #rochester-ny, #warren-lovely-a

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Biden and Trump Unveil Dueling Law-and-Order Ads as Both Eye Swing States

The Biden ad, part of a $45 million one-week television and digital purchase that is by far the campaign’s largest to date, comes as the Democratic nominee pushes back against President Trump’s attacks.

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Trump Gets a Mixed Welcome in Kenosha

In Massachusetts, Ed Markey held off Joe Kennedy: This is your morning tip sheet.

#george-floyd-protests-2020, #kenosha-wis, #markey-edward-j, #massachusetts, #trump-donald-j

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‘They Stand on the Shoulders of Giants’: The Next Generation to March on Washington

Many protesters came to inspire their children and pass down a legacy of action against racial injustice.

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Biden to Air Nationwide Law-and-Order Ad Condemning Rioters and Looters

The ad, part of a $45 million one-week television and digital purchase that is by far the campaign’s largest to date, comes as the Democratic nominee pushes back against President Trump’s attacks.

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For Biden to Win, Listen to Minneapolis

Not everyone is for defunding the police. Especially those in communities that would be most affected.

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