The charges stem from the role they are accused of playing in the 2019 death of McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was forcibly restrained and injected with a powerful sedative called ketamine.
The 14-year-old was killed by two white men in 1955 after a white woman accused him of flirting with her. The medal will be on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The storied military academy will take down likenesses of Robert E. Lee as part of a Department of Defense directive to do away with installations that "commemorate or memorialize the Confederacy."
The bill calls for replacing the bust of former Chief Justice Roger Taney, who wrote the decision upholding slavery, with one of Thurgood Marshall, the first Black person to serve on the high court.
The charges announced by Attorney General Merrit Garland on Thursday include civil rights violations, conspiracy, use of excessive force offenses and obstruction.
J. Alexander Kueng was sentenced to three years and Tou Thao got 3 1/2 years — penalties that a judge said reflected their level of culpability in a case that sparked worldwide protests.
Georgetown University owes its survival to slavery. A new album by Carlos Simon, an assistant professor at the school, unflinchingly confronts that legacy.
In the fight to get justice for his brother's murder, Terrence Floyd has turned to the unlikeliest corners to do just that: NFTs — or non-fungible tokens.
The Black teen's killing on Feb. 26, 2012, helped spark Black Lives Matter. Though the movement has seemingly yielded some cultural change, it comes at a time when hope for legal change is tenuous.
A small Black history museum in the city where Trayvon Martin was killed saved the tributes people brought to the roadside memorial that sprung up after his death.
A jury found that Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao all deprived Floyd of his right to medical care, and that two of them failed to intervene as Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck.
The new initiative will eliminate concerns from the first autopsy, ensure that it was conducted without any biases or errors.
Brett Hankison fired 10 shots near a side door during the 2020 raid in Louisville, Ky., but none hit Breonna Taylor. Prosecutors say the bullets endangered her neighbors — a couple and their child.
A jury in Brunswick, Ga., found defendants Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan guilty of hate crimes in the 2020 shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery.