The family of a Mississippi man whose dismembered body was found in November said his newly released autopsy report shows he was murdered, and they called for a federal investigation into the case.
Dozens of inmates have died while in custody at the Harris County Jail, according to attorneys representing victims' families. The FBI has opened civil rights investigations into two of the deaths.
Attorney Ben Crump announced a potential lawsuit against the Florida governor after the state rejected a new Advanced Placement course, which the College Board now says it will revise.
Nichols died a few days after he was taken into custody by the Memphis Police, in a violent incident his family says left him "unrecognizable." Five officers have been fired.
The Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding that officials provide a full accounting of how a Georgia woman fell from a moving patrol car following her arrest. Sharpton spoke Thursday at a funeral service in Atlanta for 28-year-old Brianna Grier.
The 25-year-old's body was found a month after he went missing. "As we approach 100 days without any answers, we are demanding that the FBI investigate this matter as a hate crime," Crump said.
Attorneys for Jacob Blake have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Kenosha Police Officer Rusten Sheskey over the August shooting, which left Blake paralyzed and sparked days of unrest.
Taylor's family lawyers are calling for a special prosecutor to reopen the case. But Attorney General Daniel Cameron says, given its importance, he was best equipped to handle the investigation.
Tamika Palmer, Taylor's mother, broke her silence in an Instagram post on Thursday. "It's still Breonna Taylor for me," Palmer wrote. The family will respond to the grand jury's decision on Friday.
Ben Crump, who represents the family of Jacob Blake, and Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, share their views on what a March on Washington means in 2020.
Ben Crump and Antonio Romanucci — attorneys representing the family of George Floyd, who was killed by police on Memorial Day — laid out the lawsuit at a news conference in Minneapolis.