Louisville police officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor while serving a warrant were told she should be home alone. Officers were told the main target of a large-scale narcotics investigation was elsewhere.
After a delay at the last minute, a giant, city-funded 'Black Lives Matter' mural was expected to be painted on 5th Avenue in front of Trump Tower Thursday.
New York Attorney General Letitia James is proposing sweeping changes to boost oversight of the New York City Police Department, including forming an independent commission that would approve the department's budget and have the final say on officer discipline.
Orlando City's Nani scored in the seventh minute of stoppage time and held on for a 2-1 victory over expansion club Inter Miami during Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night.
Lift Every Voice and Sing” was created more than a century ago. But the hymn dubbed as the Black national anthem has resurrected a beacon of hope during recent nationwide protests.
The mural was repaired within a matter of hours.
A third former Minneapolis police officer facing charges connected to the death of George Floyd has been released on bail.
A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders have now pivoted to new targets. Their latest focus: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests against racial injustice.
Protesters toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 4, US Independence Day.
Federal law enforcement has revealed the arrest of an Upstate New York man accused of providing bottles to the woman who threw a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle during riots in New York City following the death of George Floyd.
Halfway through a very unsettling year, Americans are marking the 244th anniversary of their nation's birth in a land of confusion.
Hecklers at an Iowa high school baseball game hurled racist taunts towards the lone black player at Charles City High School.
A family in Washington state could face up to year in jail or be fined no more than $5,000 if they continue to draw chalk on their street in support of Black Lives Matter, a city attorney said.
The family of a 19-year-old shot and killed at the edge of the Seattle CHOP zone was laid to rest today in Kent.
Black-owned businesses are enjoying a surge in support amid the national reckoning on racism sparked by George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis.
“NYC is cutting Police $’s by ONE BILLION DOLLARS, and yet the @NYCMayor is going to paint a big, expensive, yellow Black Lives Matter sign on Fifth Avenue, denigrating this luxury Avenue,” Trump tweeted Wednesday.
In what’s considered the first systematic look at the question, a team of economists determined that only one of 13 cities involved in the earliest wave of protests after Memorial Day had an increase that would fit the pattern.
New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year, acknowledging protesters' demands to cut police spending — but falling short of what activists sought.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney on Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of all Confederate statues in the city.
Public health experts say there is little evidence that the protests that erupted after George Floyd’s death caused a significant increase in coronavirus infections.