Police yielded to the almost entirely white mob of pro-Trump insurrectionists as they stormed the Capitol. Protesters for racial justice see a contrast with how their demonstrations were policed.
Georgia Senate Bill 288, known as the “second-chance law,” passed in June in the Georgia state senate, allowing for the expansion of expungement to those who have committed nonviolent misdemeanor offenses. The law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2021.
For eight short years, Secoriea Turner was a bubbly, bright child who loved to dance, make TikTok videos and make new friends. She lit up every room she entered.
Journalists based in Colombia, South Africa and Indonesia talk about how the Black Lives Matter movement inspired activists abroad this year.
When Secoriea Turner, an 8-year-old Black girl from west Atlanta, was killed in the aftermath of Rayshard Brooks’ death, civil rights attorney Mawuli Davis knew something had to be done.
“We believe Secoriea should be lifted up as a martyr of this movement,” he said.
The department announced that it found insufficient evidence to "support federal criminal charges" against Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.
Black Lives Matters signs from two historic Black churches were destroyed. William Lamar IV says his congregation will keep its "desire to make this nation what it claims to be, but never has been."
The three former Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies who killed Eurie Lee Martin in 2017 are no longer immune from prosecution and will likely to go to trial on murder charges sometime next year.
A federal judge said "the court cannot ignore the clear violations" of an injunction limiting the police department's use of the weapons, but added some instances were in compliance.
The Georgia Supreme Court says that a Superior Court judge was wrong in applying the state’s "stand your ground" law when he granted criminal immunity to three former Washington County sheriff’s deputies who tasered Eurie Martin to death in 2017.
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.