'Our American way of policing is on trial': Law enforcement officers r…

16-04-2021

As he prepares for work each morning, Tighe O’Meara, the police chief in Ashland, Oregon, tunes in to coverage of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis officer charged in the killing of George Floyd last year. O’Meara doesn’t watch to decide whether he thinks Chauvin is guilty; he sees Chauvin’s culpability as “an open-and-shut case.” He watches for signs of hope... Read more

Maryland Enacts Historic Police Reforms, Overriding Governor’s Vetoes

11-04-2021

Despite GOP Gov. Larry Hogan’s attempts to block the measures, Maryland has become the first U.S. state to repeal its Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights. Maryland on Saturday became the first state in the nation to repeal its powerful Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights after the state’s Democratic-majority legislature overrode Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes of three historic police accountability bills.  Hogan... Read more

Atlanta Mayor Signs Order Meant To Fight Georgia’s Voting Restrictions

07-04-2021

The order by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms includes actions to mitigate the effect of Georgia’s racist new law that significantly rolls back voting access. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order Tuesday meant to expand voting access in response to Georgia’s racist new vote restrictions. The mayor’s order directs Atlanta’s chief equity officer to develop and implement a plan within the city’s authority to mitigate... Read more

Police: Man with pole trashes Asian-owned convenience store

04-04-2021

An Asian-owned convenience store in Charlotte, North Carolina, was trashed by a man who wielded a metal post and yelled racial slurs, according to police and a son of the store's owners.  Surveillance footage shows a man pulling a merchandise rack to the floor and swinging a street sign post into the glass of the refrigerators. A man who appears to... Read more

Joe Biden Backs Moving MLB All-Star Game Out Of Georgia Over Voting La…

01-04-2021

The president told ESPN he would support the athletes if they pushed to have the baseball game relocated. President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he would strongly support Major League Baseball moving its All-Star Game from Atlanta after Georgia enacted new voting restrictions that disproportionately target Black residents. “I think today’s professional athletes are acting incredibly responsibly. I would strongly support them doing that,”... Read more

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