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Black Twitter’s expected demise would make it harder to publicize police brutality and discuss...

By Deion Scott Hawkins, The Conversation Before the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Philando Castile and Sandra Bland were propelled into the media spotlight, their names were Twitter #hashtags. In 2020,...

2 Ex-cops Charged in George Floyd Killing Reject Plea Deals

By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng are charged with aiding and abetting both second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd's...

All White Police Force Quits After Black Woman Named Town Manager

By Raquel Rogers Less than a week after the entire police department in Kenly, N.C., announced its resignation, citing a “toxic” and “hostile” work environment,...

Breonna Taylor supporters relieved by charges against police

By DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press Louisville activists put in long hours on phones and in the streets, working tirelessly to call for arrests in the...

Buffalo supermarket shooter arraigned on federal charges

By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press The white gunman charged with killing 10 Black people in a racist mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded not...