police killings in the US
People’s movements honor George Floyd’s memory, vow to fight on

George Floyd’s murder was yet another instance of racist police violence in the US. However, his killing and the widely circulated video of his death triggered what was possibly the largest uprising in US history.

A year after George Floyd’s murder, radical movements battle elite pushback

Eugene Puryear speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the state of the anti-racist movement one year since the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis

One year since George Floyd’s death and the largest people’s uprising in US history

Following the death of George Floyd a year ago, millions joined the movement to resist police violence and systemic racism which has had a profound impact on the US

Jury convicts Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd in the US and other stories

Today we look at the verdict in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the revocation of Danish residency permits for Syrian refugees, and more

After a year of protests, Derek Chauvin found guilty for the murder of George Floyd

Since the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, millions of people took to the streets across the US and globally to demand justice for Floyd and for all victims of racist police violence

Across US, protestors demand justice for police shooting victim Adam Toledo

Protests have broken out in Chicago and other cities and towns across the country, which have been met with violent police repression.

Protests in Chicago after released footage shows police shooting an unarmed child

The body cam and CCTV footage of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo shows that the officer responsible for the killing shot him while he was unarmed and seemingly set to surrender

Protests against racist violence erupt again in US after police shoot Daunte Wright

Massive protests have broken out in Minneapolis, Minnesota and other cities in the US following the police killing of a 20 year old Black man Daunte Wright on April 11.

Daunte Wright shooting US Outrage and protest in Minneapolis after police shooting leads to death of Black man

The shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright comes at a time when the city of Minneapolis is following the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd less than a year ago

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill; critics say it does not go far enough

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act proposes reforms in policing and seeks to put an end to chokeholds and no-knock warrants but activists said similar laws passed in many cities and States had not made much of a difference

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