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Ex-Minneapolis cop to be resentenced after reversed conviction
Former police officer Mohamed Noor is set for new sentencing hearing for shooting of unarmed 911 caller.
20 Oct 2021
Jury selection to begin in trial over killing of Ahmaud Arbery
Three white men face trial for chasing and fatally shooting Arbery, an unarmed Black man, in the US state of Georgia.
18 Oct 2021
US police killings vastly undercounted by federal gov’t: Study
Researchers determine federal count does not reflect 55 percent of deaths where police violence played a role.
1 Oct 2021
Police officer convicted of George Floyd murder appeals ruling
Advocates have said police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction should represent a sea change in police accountability.
24 Sep 2021
Talks on police reforms sought by BLM protesters fail in Congress
Leading Democratic US lawmaker says talks with Republicans failed to reach a compromise, urges President Biden to act.
22 Sep 2021
Chauvin faces charge of civil rights violation in 2017 arrest
Former Minneapolis police officer, convicted of the death of George Floyd, used a neck restraint on 14-year-old boy.
16 Sep 2021
Probe after Elijah McClain death finds biased policing in US city
Report by Colorado official found Aurora police had culture of treating Black people differently to white people.
16 Sep 2021
Four ex-cops accused in George Floyd’s death plead not guilty
During his arrest, Floyd repeatedly said he could not breathe as officers pinned him to the street.
14 Sep 2021
US Justice Dept adopts changes to police department monitoring
Garland tells police chiefs association DOJ will work smarter as it seeks reforms of racial patterns, use of force.
13 Sep 2021
Analysis: How free trade has harmed Colombia’s Black communities
Efforts to open up Colombia’s economy have caused displacement, poverty and violence for Afro-Colombian communities.
8 Sep 2021
Ex-prosecutor indicted for misconduct in Ahmaud Arbery death
Former DA Jackie Johnson is charged with violating her oath of office and hindering a law enforcement officer.
2 Sep 2021
Police officers charged in George Floyd’s death oppose TV trial
Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao do not want their trials to be broadcast like Derek Chauvin’s.
2 Sep 2021
Police, medics charged for 2019 death of Elijah McClain
McClain died after being injected with a sedative during a police stop in Aurora, Colorado, near Denver.
1 Sep 2021
Continuing the fight for US police reform
The Take revisits a story about a song that has become the musical beacon for the Cariol’s Law legislation.
1 Sep 2021
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