Published: Jun 29, 2021
Two days after the sentencing of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, which sparked a global reckoning over racism and policing, the United Nations Human Rights Council released a report calling on countries to adopt a "transformative agenda" to fight systemic racism.
Published: Jun 11, 2021
Two men accused of plotting violence at a Virginia gun rights rally to spark a "race war" pleaded guilty Thursday to firearms and immigration-related charges as federal prosecutors moved to increase their sentences by classifying the cases as domestic terrorism.
Published: Apr 26, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS - When protests broke out here last summer after George Floyds killing, Pimento Jamaican Kitchen was one of the few restaurants on its block that remained open. It became a community hub, feeding the hungry, distributing necessities such as diapers and serving as a gathering spot for activists.
Published: Apr 22, 2021
The conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd resonated globally, with foreign dignitaries and community leaders reacting to a verdict that revived calls for an international reckoning on racial inequality in justice systems around the world.
Published: Apr 21, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS - Every morning, Crystal Lescault stares at the app on her phone that has been counting the days since George Floyds death. On Tuesday, it read 330. And she wondered whether that number would be the one.
Published: Apr 04, 2021
A 15-year-old male was taken into custody Friday for assaulting an Asian couple in Tacoma, Wash., inNovember, police said. The arrest comes amid a trend of attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in recent months - some of them racially motivated and some deadly.