Tuesday on Political Rewind: A high number of incidents of gun violence are gripping the nation. Georgia communities are struggling to address the issue. And the family of Secoriea Turner has now filed lawsuits against Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other Atlanta city leaders, accusing them of failing to protect the life of the 8-year-old girl who was struck down last summer.
Maryland is the first state to issue a comprehensive set of pardons to the victims of lynching. Across the U.S., more than 4,000 Black people were lynched in acts of racial terror.
As the investigation into his death continues, Andrew Brown Jr. will be remembered with a funeral in Elizabeth City, N.C., on Monday. He was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies on April 21.
Racial justice organizers across Georgia watched anxiously Tuesday as the verdict was read in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. The former police officer was found guilty on three counts. GPB spoke with local activists about their reactions.
The jury in the Derek Chauvin trial begins their deliberations following closing statement from attorneys. Chauvin stands accused of murder after he put his knee into George Floyd's neck for over 9 minutes. In related news, questions are being raised about HB 286, a measure passed by the state legislature that would bar local governments from cutting police budgets by 5% or more.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed the partial ban on no-knock warrants at a ceremony on Friday as members of Taylor's family looked on.
San Francisco will soon launch the nation's largest experiment that diverts most nonviolent mental health and behavioral crisis calls away from police and to specially trained mobile units.
The head of the agency that certifies Georgia’s law enforcement officers told state lawmakers examining police reforms Thursday that new money for training is a better solution than new laws.
Mayor Lovely Warren fired the police chief, suspended two city officials and called for federal investigations into the city's handling of Daniel Prude's arrest in March and the events that followed.
For generations, “The Talk” has been a mainstay in African American families. At some point, Black children all get warnings from elders about how to...
In the weeks since protests against police brutality began in Minneapolis, calls to reform, defund or abolish the police have been escalating. Demands...
The list of officer-involved deaths is long, and have revived questions about law enforcement reform. On Second Thought spoke with Civil Rights Attorney...