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.”
In Tuesday’s primary for mayor of New York City, Democrats have a choice between two distinctly different paths on policing, crime and civil rights.
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.
The officers voted to leave the unit, known as the Rapid Response Team, hours after one of its members was charged with assaulting a woman at an Oregon protest in August.
The indictment came more than a year after the fatal shooting. The family of the victim protested the charges as too lenient, calling them “unjust” and “unacceptable.”
Academics believe that increases in the number of Americans familiar with the holiday, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., may be a result of last summer’s protests against racism.
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.
Three of the officers in Savannah, Ga., mocked the death of William Harvey in a group text message exchange, in which an inappropriate GIF was shared, officials said.
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.
Retirements nationwide were up by 45 percent and resignations by 18 percent in the 12-month period ending in April.
It’s a seasonal tradition in the city’s streets, but the displays might not have the same energy they had last year.
After four years of authoritarian rule, Democratic control hangs in the balance. It doesn’t have to.
The officers face criminal prosecution for responses to demonstrations last year that Mayor Andrew Ginther said “did not meet my expectations or the community’s.”
The demonstrations that swept the country after George Floyd’s death lived on for much of the year in Portland, a city now engaged in finger-pointing and a debate over what comes next.
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 confrontation over a new restriction at the Greenwich Village gathering spot has raised tensions over officers’ conduct.
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.
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 family said the president vowed to pass a police reform bill and promised justice not only for Mr. Floyd but for a nation still reeling from a year of killings and protests.
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.
Tuesday: Los Angeles has been struggling to respond to both calls for racial justice and a surge in gun violence.
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.
The former St. Paul, Minn., officer was convicted of using excessive force against a civilian who resembled the description of an armed suspect from a street fight.
For the G.O.P., overturning Roe v. Wade is a live possibility. Taking Jan. 6 seriously is not.
Acknowledging people’s humanity is interesting. It’s not necessarily justice. Improving their lives, keeping them alive, may be.
Confederate monuments no longer define our city. But we must build something new in their place.
The courts created qualified immunity for police. Reform means getting rid of it.
The topline numbers hide important trends by race and political party.
The George Floyd case may represent a milestone of progress in criminal justice. But can we expand this recognition of unfairness and inequity to other spheres?
The state’s attorney general seeks to create a “last resort” rule for officers’ use of physical force, and to impose new criminal penalties for those who break it.
Trump voters discuss race in America.
The history of Black rebellion demonstrates a fundamental reality. Police violence precipitates community violence in a vicious cycle.
Readers share the effects of George Floyd’s death on their perceptions of race and racism.
Emmett Till’s death helped inspire America’s Second Reconstruction. George Floyd’s galvanized the third.
There is an intimate yet still unexplored relationship between mourning and democracy.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed 12 bills into law that include bans on chokeholds and no-knock warrants, making Washington the latest state to pass sweeping police reforms.
In Colombia, and many other countries, security forces’ attacks on protesters have led to nationwide reckonings with injustice.
Mr. Brown was fatally shot in Elizabeth City, N.C., by police in April. His family and their lawyers have described it as an “execution.”
The deputies, Sgt. Lindsay Fickett and Detention Deputy Brian Houle, used pepper spray and Tasers on Jamal Sutherland on Jan. 5 at the detention center in Charleston County.