“She was the one who recorded a motion cinema picture that set the world on fire,” said George Floyd’s brother, Philonise.
Darnella Frazier, the teenager whose video of George Floyd’s murder went viral, fueling massive protests against police brutality around the world last year, has been awarded an honorary Pulitzer Prize.
In an announcement Friday afternoon, the Pulitzer Prize board commended Frazier “for courageously recording the... Read more
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin asked a judge on Wednesday for probation after being convicted for the murder of George Floyd, while the prosecution said his crime "shocked the Nation's conscience" and he should be imprisoned for 30 years.
In a motion filed with Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill, lawyer Eric Nelson said Chauvin's actions in pinning Floyd to... Read more
An effort in Texas to make it more difficult to vote is the latest attempt by Republicans to complicate ballot access as former President Donald Trump continues to push baseless claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him.
The legislation proposed by Texas GOP lawmakers would be among the most restrictive in the country. It would put new limits on... Read more
When Yin Ou’s family moved to the United States from Myanmar in 2009, her mother had to work minimum-wage jobs like jewelry packaging and babysitting to provide for the family.
“My parents didn’t have the knowledge to start a business, or get an IRA or invest,” says Yin, who lives in New York’s Queens borough. At 22, Yin is the breadwinner... Read more
San Francisco's opening ceremony for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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In the US, May is the month to celebrate the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Though it can be easy for some people to group together individuals from the East, the Southeast, the Indian subcontinent and the Pacific Islands, the reality is they have distinct... Read more