Cars promised liberation. They delivered something very different.
Gibson’s Bakery said the liberal arts college had falsely accused it of racism after a Black student was caught shoplifting.
Patrick Lyoya’s path begins in central Africa, Christopher Schurr’s in Michigan. They cross on a rainy spring morning, in an encounter over a license plate. One ends with a bullet.
Miya Ponsetto admitted to committing a hate crime in the 2020 episode. That element of the charge will be dropped if she abides by the law for two years.
Mayor Eric Adams wants to recreate the department’s plainclothes anti-crime unit, which recovered illegal guns but was responsible for a number of fatal shootings.
The suit comes after a monthslong investigation, which Attorney General Mark Herring said uncovered a pattern of “discriminatory, unconstitutional policing.”
This was a reminder that the lives of Black people are valued in this country — at least on occasion.
In closing arguments on Monday, prosecutors also raised a racial motive for why the three white men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery began chasing him.
The A.C.L.U. said that the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office had opened an investigation into the violent encounter. The woman was treated at a hospital, and no charges were filed against her.
Often-cited examples of redlining and police shootings don’t tell such a simple story.
Augustus, laden with championship rings and now an assistant with the Los Angeles Sparks, first realized her true strength fighting for L.G.B.T.Q. rights.
Three young men filed a suit saying they had been discriminated against during ID checks in Paris in 2017, when they were high school students. An appeals court ruled in their favor this week.
Reshaping American policing is not some shocking new idea from the radical left.
A majority of states have laws making it illegal to hang anything from a rearview mirror that obscures a driver’s view. But critics say the laws are often used as pretexts.
Massachusetts is one of the first states to put legislative guardrails around the use of facial recognition technology in criminal investigations.
As a mayor in 2013, Mr. Fetterman, a Democrat, used a gun to detain Christopher Miyares, a Black man jogging nearby, after saying he heard gunshots. The police found no weapons on Mr. Miyares and released him.
In a first, six nongovernmental organizations are taking legal steps to force an overhaul of the country’s policing.
The woman, Miya Ponsetto, was arrested in connection with the incident at a Soho hotel, hours after recording a disastrous interview with Gayle King.
Police will go to California to investigate the incident, in which the woman falsely accused the son of a prominent jazz musician of stealing her phone.
A woman falsely accused the teenager of taking her phone in the video, which fueled concerns about racial profiling. It was shared by the teenager’s father, a prominent jazz musician.
The website for the tech titan’s cloud business described facial recognition software that could detect members of a minority group whose persecution has drawn international condemnation.
In a video of the 2018 incident in Havre, Mont., a Border Patrol agent is heard telling the two American women he detains that speaking Spanish in the small city is “very unheard-of.”
Democrats unveiled a proposal to close a loophole in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 after a New York Times report on obstacles faced by customers.
The legislation has an eye-catching acronym, CAREN, and would allow lawsuits against people who are motivated by bias when calling the police.
A video of the encounter showed at least three agents with police vests questioning the jogger, Bena Apreala, in his Boston neighborhood.
A report shows Black neighborhoods have been more heavily patrolled, but police officials have said that enforcement is mostly driven by 911 and 311 calls, not racial bias.
How to end the racial disparity in vehicle stops.
Many protesters came to inspire their children and pass down a legacy of action against racial injustice.
An ex-boyfriend’s run-ins with the law entangled her even as she tried to move on. Interviews, documents and jailhouse recordings help explain how she landed in the middle of a deadly drug raid.
Anthony’s career seemed to be over not long ago. But he has reclaimed the spotlight with the Portland Trail Blazers, and he’s using it for something personal: speaking out about police brutality.
Senator Harris is speaking out amid the police reform movement. But how did she oversee police misconduct as a district attorney and attorney general?
Tensions are running high in the country amid a national debate on racial profiling in police ranks.
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.
German officials were caught off guard after hundreds of young men attacked the police in Stuttgart, but others were less surprised, saying the clashes exposed long-simmering tensions with immigrants.
High school students have organized protests in California, Maryland and Michigan. In one Texas suburb, three teenagers led hundreds of people in a march, and they say they aren’t done organizing.
The only black driver in NASCAR’s top tier, he has emerged as an impassioned activist who got the flag banned at races in the largely white sport after years of putting up with it.
Black customers risk being racially profiled on everyday visits to bank branches. Under federal laws, there is little recourse as long as the banks ultimately complete their transactions.
Government support for banning the chokehold and disciplining officers suspected of racism have drawn angry pushback, placing President Emmanuel Macron in a bind.
A history of discrimination has been brought to the surface. But so far, charges of systemic racism have been met mostly with official denial.
The family road trip is making a comeback in the wake of the coronavirus, but for African-American motorists, it’s never been a source of unfettered freedom.
Republicans have been startled by the extent to which public opinion has shifted in recent days after the killings of unarmed black Americans by the police and the protests that have followed.
Georgia is one of only four states without a bias crime law. This must change.
This time is different. Here’s why.
A Georgia investigator testified that one of the three defendants accused of chasing down and killing Ahmaud Arbery heard another defendant use a racist slur.
Between the pandemic and the killings of George Floyd and others, the mental health of black people is floundering. Employers must address these issues head-on.
Three New York Times national correspondents who have been reporting from the front lines will provide their insights.
A top Democrat said the House would likely weigh a federal chokehold ban as leaders in the House and Senate announced hearings on race and policing.
In a racist confrontation with a black bird-watcher in Central Park, her choice of words was striking.
Videos of state-sponsored killings have been going viral for years. Little has changed.
The initial police account of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis did not mention that an officer’s knee pinned him to the ground. “Please, I can’t breathe,” he said.