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Demonstrators march through lower Manhattan during a rally to remember the murder of George Floyd

Timeline of Events Since George Floyd’s Arrest and Murder

The Associated Press A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: May 25,...

‘Hatred In The Eyes’: How Racist Rage Animated Jan. 6 Riots

Rep. Cori Bush is no stranger to protests. She spent years marching the streets of St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri, rising to public office...

Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

By Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of...
A man looks on as a bank burns after a protest over the death of George Floyd, on May 31, 2020, in La Mesa, Calif. A former San Diego-area police officer who pushed a Black man during an arrest in 2020 was acquitted Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, of lying on his report about the incident, which was captured on video and sparked widespread looting and arson amid nationwide racial unrest

Ex-officer Acquitted of Lying About Arrest of Black Man

A former San Diego-area police officer who pushed a Black man during an arrest last year was acquitted Friday, December 10, of lying on...

Black Pastors and Churches Challenged, Mobilize to Brunswick, GA Ahmaud Arbery Trial

By Pat Bryant, BlackPressUSA A modern-day lynching is what Civil Rights and Freedom Movement leaders are calling the death of Ahmaud Arbery and the trial...