As Black Lives Matter signs popped up in recent months, our columnist grew less wary of running in predominantly white neighborhoods. But is that optimism premature?
President Trump comfortably carried Chaska, Minn., in 2016. This time, he lost by nine percentage points — a dramatic shift that similarly played out in suburban counties across the country.
Protesters marched in Minneapolis, New York and elsewhere against President Trump, while some of his supporters gathered near a Phoenix building where crucial votes were being counted.
The Minneapolis newspaper, which closed last week after four decades, was a home and a launchpad for a generation of pop journalists.
A photographer visited neighborhoods in Midwest battlegrounds to see how politics have intruded on tranquillity.
While his city struggles with the pandemic and wounds laid bare by George Floyd’s killing, Charles Adams embodies the everyday people trying to make change.
Covid-19 has revealed the depths of the nation’s rental housing crisis — but a group of Minneapolis tenants has shown that a different future is possible.
The former Minneapolis police officer is awaiting trial on murder and manslaughter charges after a video captured him kneeling on Mr. Floyd’s neck in May.
Proposals giving tenants the right to purchase their building are being revived as the coronavirus puts renters at risk.
Black Americans have always fought for the good of our country, even when that country has denied them their own rights.
When a majority of City Council members promised to “end policing as we know it” after George Floyd’s killing, they became a case study in how idealistic calls for structural change can falter.
Although the games will be played without spectators in the stadiums, some officials are concerned they will lead to more off-campus gatherings that could spread the virus.
Derek Chauvin, the officer who is charged with second-degree murder in Mr. Floyd’s death, is expected to go to trial next year.
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.
Not everyone is for defunding the police. Especially those in communities that would be most affected.
The president has wrongly claimed credit for sending in the National Guard. He has also made misleading assertions in attacking his Democratic rival, Joseph R. Biden Jr.
George Floyd’s killing galvanized a nation. But small groups like the queer-led collective Black Visions are channeling that energy into a movement for political change.
Minnesota’s governor said the State Patrol and National Guard were headed to the city to help restore order, and the mayor ordered an immediate curfew.
The president made three campaign rally-like appearances at airports in Minnesota and Wisconsin in an attempt to counterprogram the first night of the Democratic National Convention.
A Minnesota judge ordered that footage from cameras worn by two officers be publicly released. Here’s what that footage tells us. These videos include graphic imagery.
Residents on Minneapolis’s North Side, which has a majority Black population, have mixed opinions on the City Council’s effort to significantly reduce the police force.
A search warrant affidavit seeks cellphone records for a man the police believe smashed store windows with a sledgehammer to provoke racial unrest.
The body was found at the site of a Minneapolis pawnshop that was set on fire just days after the death of Mr. Floyd.
The retention and recruitment problems that many police departments have experienced in recent years are especially pronounced after four Minneapolis officers were charged with Mr. Floyd’s death.
In more than 19 years on the Minneapolis police force, Mr. Chauvin had a reputation as a rigid workaholic with few friends. He sometimes made other officers uncomfortable.
“They’ll kill me. They’ll kill me,” Mr. Floyd said, according to a body camera transcript in court filings by Thomas Lane, a former officer who wants the charges against him dismissed.
From the pandemic to protests to arson, Du Nord Craft Spirits has dealt with repeated turmoil and emerged with a new purpose.
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, chefs and restaurateurs are looking for ways to fix the racial imbalance.
The state flag, which features the blue bars and white stars of the Confederate battle flag, had flown over Mississippi for 126 years. It must be removed within 15 days.
The Minneapolis police chief recently described George Floyd’s death as murder. Lawyers for the four officers charged in the case say that may have biased potential jurors.
Blocks from where George Floyd drew his last breaths, residents have vowed to avoid the police to protect people of color. The commitment is hard to keep.
Eight correctional officers said people of color who work in the jail were initially moved away from Derek Chauvin, the officer accused of killing George Floyd.
The shooting happened early Sunday morning in the city’s Uptown neighborhood, near the site of protests over the death of George Floyd.
The sole employee of the bail fund is in arbitration with the board, after anonymous accusations were lodged about her identity.
Ms. Omar, Democrat of Minnesota and one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, sought asylum in the United States with her father in the 1990s.
The corner market, the site of demonstrations and memorials, reopened on Monday. It has been a fixture in the neighborhood for more than three decades.
Progressive and racial justice groups have seen a cascade of donations since George Floyd’s death and the ensuing protests. Bail funds alone have received $90 million.
After the death of George Floyd and the protests that followed, three women speak about why they wanted to memorialize this moment by getting tattoos.
Millions of dollars were spent to alter overly aggressive policing after the killing of Michael Brown in 2014, with little result. Will George Floyd’s death be different?
The Minneapolis City Council and Minnesota Legislature convened to consider sweeping changes to policing. Political and procedural hurdles are already apparent.
In a Fox News interview, President Trump was vague in his answer on a key issue in police reform efforts.
The state became the first to make major changes in police practices in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, which has spurred nationwide protests.
They are essentially no different from the ones used recreationally, but the projectiles carry hidden risks when fired at unsuspecting people who lack the protective gear that gamers use.
The memorial to George Floyd near Cup Foods in Minneapolis has become a place for the community to reflect.
Ordinary people took control of their own safety.
Through tear gas and rubber bullets, professional and amateur medical volunteers have stepped forward to aide the injured.
Protesters across the country are calling for the abolition of policing. But what would that actually look like?
Mr. Floyd had big plans for life nearly 30 years ago. His death in police custody is powering a movement against police brutality and racial injustice.
The massive gatherings for racial justice across the country and now the world have achieved a scale and level of momentum not seen in decades.
Staff members’ demands helped end the tenure of James Bennet as Opinion editor of The New York Times. And they are generating tension at The Washington Post. Part of the story starts in Ferguson, Mo.