NPR's Scott Simon tells the story of young football players just 8 and 9 years old who decided to take a knee along with their coaches and what happened next.
The arrests of militiamen who allegedly plotted to kidnap Michigan's governor echo loudly in the Idaho Panhandle, a region long synonymous with anti-government extremism.
A grand jury indicted Mark and Patricia McCloskey last week on weapon and evidence charges. The case stems from a confrontation between the McCloskeys and protesters for racial justice on June 28.
It's the latest in a string of vehicular violence since nationwide protests over systemic racism began in May.
The unnamed officer will be placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the incident that occurred during protests earlier this week.
Car and truck convoys of Trump supporters rolled through Michigan, New York and North Carolina last week. These mobile rallies continued even after one turned deadly last month in Portland, Ore.
As Black Lives Matter protests spread across the country, a lot of white people joined in to help the cause. In many cities Black leaders are being deliberate about the roles "white allies" play.
A sheriff's office in Georgia said Sunday it fired a deputy seen on video repeatedly punching a Black man during a traffic stop.
Officials are reviewing the citations and the police department's evidence. "It's now incumbent on the city counselor to decide whether or not to charge these people," the city counselor said.
Most of the largest civil settlements for police killings were in liberal areas in the year after the Ferguson unrest. Now, lawyers say current protests are hardening political divisions on policing.
Many Black Americans who spoke to NPR said while they don't believe this current movement will change everything today, they hope it will help lead to change in generations to come.
"We're out here and we need to be, but I'm tired and I'm on edge," a left-wing demonstrator said on Sunday evening. "I'm also terrified," she added, noting rising tensions between the opposing groups.
One video of the attack shows a dark sedan plowing into a crowd of people standing in front of the vehicle. The car lurches through an intersection, leaving a chorus of screaming people in its wake.
Homicide detectives are investigating Monday's shooting, which officials say happened after sheriff's deputies tried to stop the man, identified as Dijon Kizzee, while he was riding a bike.
As sports teams make visible their support for Black Lives Matter, NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the tradition of athletes speaking out on behalf of civil rights and social justice.