The police killing of George Floyd and resulting protests have led white Americans to reckon with racism more vigorously than at any moment in recent history.
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Protests over the death of George Floyd subside, but the pain lingers. And the COVID-19 pandemic...Protests over the death of George Floyd subside, but the pain lingers. And the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a disproportionate toll.
In fact, studies have found that Black Americans are up to 3.5 times as likely to...In fact, studies have found that Black Americans are up to 3.5 times as likely to be killed by law enforcementDonald Trump, in an interview aired Tuesday, pivoted when asked a question about the police killing of George Floyd, a Black American, which has sparked major national protests, to point out that white people also get killed by law enforcement in the US.In a controversial moment that had echoes of his comments on white nationalist marchers and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, when he said there were “fine people on both sides”, the president did not take the opportunity to talk about the problem of racially-motivated police brutality on Tuesday but switched to talk about white victims. Continue reading...
Alex Kueng is one of four former officers accused of crimes in the killing of Mr....Alex Kueng is one of four former officers accused of crimes in the killing of Mr. Floyd, which happened on his third shift. His decision to join the force had frayed friendships.