How Asian Women Are Finding Confidence Through Self-Defense

Some Asian women are learning new skills to protect themselves, bolstering their sense of agency, confidence and competence on the street.

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Nebraska Bar Owner Who Was Charged in Killing of Black Man Dies by Suicide

Jacob Gardner, who was indicted in the killing of James Scurlock during a May protest in Omaha, had been expected to turn himself in to the authorities, his lawyer said.

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Louisiana Man Faces Murder Charge in Fatal Shooting of a Panhandler

A Black victim’s family seeks a federal investigation into how the police have handled a shooting after a confrontation with a white man.

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Kenosha Tells Us More About Where the Right Is Headed Than the R.N.C. Did

The conservative media’s embrace of Kyle Rittenhouse speaks volumes about its priorities.

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Ahmaud Arbery Killing: Inside Georgia’s Citizen’s Arrest Law

From the days of the Civil War, Georgia has allowed its residents to arrest one another. But after the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, critics are calling for such laws to be repealed.

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What Is Georgia’s Citizen’s Arrest Law?

From the days of the Civil War, Georgia has allowed its residents to arrest one another. But after the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, critics are calling for such laws to be repealed.

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Ahmaud Arbrey Shooting: What We Know So Far

Mr. Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was chased by armed white residents of a South Georgia neighborhood. They were arrested months later.

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The Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Another black man falsely assumed to be a criminal is dead.

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What We Know About the Shooting Death of Ahmaud Arbery

Mr. Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was chased by armed white residents of a South Georgia neighborhood. He was shot dead during a confrontation.

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