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Police Violence

Tracking updates on, reactions to, and racial dynamics of the disproportionate amount of police violence in America.

A new Supreme Court case threatens to take away your right to protest

Police fatally shot a pregnant Black woman in Ohio. The calls for accountability are growing.

How a Mississippi case of police brutality emphasizes the need for more accountability

France’s protests over a police killing, briefly explained

America’s Trumpiest court comes for the First Amendment right to protest

A damning new DOJ report accuses the Minneapolis Police Department of civil rights abuses

The Chicago mayor’s race shows Democrats still have a crime problem

Cars transformed America. They also made people more vulnerable to the police.

The fatal beating of Tyre Nichols, explained

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Biden’s State of the Union 2023: Full coverage and highlights

What do we want police body cams to do?

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What we know about the killing of Tyre Nichols

Lawmakers won’t compromise on police reform. Will Tyre Nichols’s killing change that?

What we learned from the Tyre Nichols video

Riotsville, U.S.A. is a window onto the bizarre beginnings of police militarization

What we know about the deadly police shooting of Jayland Walker

The Supreme Court gives lawsuit immunity to Border Patrol agents who violate the Constitution

The Supreme Court could make it very easy for federal law enforcement to violate the Constitution

America can’t fix policing without fixing the country’s gun problem

Murders are spiking. Police should be part of the solution.

The evidence for violence interrupters doesn’t support the hype

Watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine in the “defund the police” era

Chauvin’s prison sentence is still not justice

This progressive police reform bill is pretty popular 

What we know about the police killing of Winston Smith and the death of protester Deona Knajdek

Colombia’s protests are a product of its post-peace-deal reality

These 3 cities began boldly reimagining policing after George Floyd’s murder

First-time activists on how last summer’s protests changed their lives

The death of Ronald Greene in Louisiana police custody, explained

A professor became a police officer — and learned what’s really broken about policing

A majority of voters see an urgent need for police reform following the Chauvin verdict

Sen. Tim Scott says Congress is close to a police reform deal

Why they’re not saying Ma’Khia Bryant’s name

State-level Republicans are making it easier to run over protesters

9 ideas to solve the broken institution of policing

Why the Chauvin verdict didn’t feel like justice

I could have been Ma’Khia Bryant

The history of police killing children in America

The uncertain prospects for police reform in the Senate, explained

Now that Derek Chauvin has been convicted, here’s what happens next

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