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No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake

January 06, 2021 10:35 am

Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley found officer Rusten Sheskey acted in self-defense while responding to a domestic dispute last Aug. 23 and shooting Jacob Blake seven times at close range, saying Blake was armed with a knife and had resisted arrest, withstanding multiple Taser shots.

A racial slur, a viral video, and a reckoning

December 27, 2020 1:56 pm

A white high school student withdrew from her chosen college after a three-second video caused an uproar online. The classmate who shared it publicly has no regrets.

Black Lives Matter: Activism and courage can save lives, says Megan Ming Francis

June 09, 2020 3:47 pm

"To combat racial crimes, we must expand our vision and our responsibility to what civil rights actually means."

George Floyd's funeral to be held in Houston

June 01, 2020 10:23 am

His death has triggered nationwide protests. Officer Derek Chauvin has been fired, and on Friday was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, the authorities said.

Ferguson police chief resigns in wake of scathing federal report

March 12, 2015 1:41 pm

Ferguson police chief resigns in wake of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

The colour of justice

November 27, 2014 12:20 am

After the Ferguson decision, it seems much has changed and nothing has changed in America