Published: June 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: April 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: April 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: April 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: April 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.
Published: October 10, 2020
Sweat pooled under Khaled Abdelghany's National Guard helmet on a hot May day outside of the nation's capital. The 32-year-old soldier stood scanning the crowd, reading the handwritten signs decrying police brutality and racial injustice.
Published: September 05, 2020
After Louisville, Ky., police fatally shot 26-year-old Breonna Taylor during a nighttime raid at her home in March, her killing could have been just another in a long line of deadly police shootings of women that have drawn little publicity.
Published: August 29, 2020
WASHINGTON - Just past dawn Friday, more than a half-century after Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the Lincoln Memorial's marble steps and offered his vision for a fair and righteous America, thousands of protesters descended on the nation's capital at the end of a summer that has laid bare just how distant the fulfillment of his vision remains.