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From the “Environment at the Moment” to Refund the Police

Spokespersons for Black Lives Matter first demanded for city officials to defund their police departments as early as 2015. Those demands came after riots...

Report: Black Motorists Often Target of Police-related Death and Aggression

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Minor offenses like a seatbelt violation, a broken headlight, or a crack taillight have resulted in...
Protestors hold up 'Black Lives Matter' signs

Police Overhaul Ballot Measure Fails in Minneapolis

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Voters in Minneapolis narrowly defeated a ballot measure to replace their police department. If passed, the measure would have...

Minneapolis voters weigh fate of police after George Floyd

By STEVE KARNOWSKI and MOHAMED IBRAHIM, Associated Press Voters in Minneapolis were deciding Tuesday whether to replace the city's police department with a new Department...

Philadelphia settles in fatal shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.

By Associated Press Philadelphia has agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man experiencing a...