Five police officers in Savannah, Ga., have been fired after a Black man hanged himself while in custody in April, a death that three of…View More 5 Police Officers Are Fired After a Man in Custody Hangs Himself
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AUDIO REPORTING Lisa Hagen, Chris Haxel, Graham Smith and Robert Little of National Public Radio The podcast “No Compromise” examined a group of American right-wing…View More 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Defund the police? City leaders in Portland tried it. A unit in the fire and rescue bureau, one of the first of…View More After a Year of Protests, Portland Is Ready to Move On. But Where?
Her career path, largely in education and nonprofits, stands out in a field of lawyers, politicians and businessmen. Her background — working class, Afro-Latina, first-generation…View More Dianne Morales Faced a Campaign Uprising. Will It Matter to Voters?
Weather: Partly sunny, with afternoon thunderstorms. High in the mid-80s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until June 19 (Juneteenth). On a warm night, it’s common to…View More A Curfew and Clashes With Police in Washington Square Park
Younger activists who criticized him several years ago for not being grass-roots enough have recently turned to him for advice as they wrestle with the…View More Black Lives Matter Has Grown More Powerful, and More Divided
Missing from the rollout, though, was a plan to cancel student debt — which disproportionately affects Black students — or to address the issue of…View More Biden Promises Tulsa Massacre Survivors Their Story Will Be ‘Known in Full View’
Last summer, millions of Americans took to the streets after the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police, taking part in…View More ‘I Knew That I Couldn’t Stay Quiet’