After President Joe Biden challenged Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act by May 25, Republicans and Democrats in the House and the Senate spent much of Thursday working to craft bipartisan police reform legislation that can pass in the coming weeks.
Overall, nearly half of Americans said they somewhat or strongly support the goals of the anti-racism activists.
Brandon Mitchell was Juror 52 of the 12 jury members who convicted Derek Chauvin of George Floyd's murder.
One of the questions referred to drugs in George Floyd's system at the time of his killing in Minnesota.
"Most people wouldn't realize that this was my first foray into criminal law," Jerry Blackwell said on MSNBC's The Last Word.
At least 979 civilians were killed by police between May 25, 2020 and April 20, 2021, with 71 police officers also killed in the line of duty.
Gonzalez, 26, died after an encounter with police officers in a park in Alameda, California on April 19.
Randall Brooker, Superintendent, Piedmont Unified School District, said that the email that appeared to show the school offering the support session was a "poor choice of words."
Prosecutors had wanted to include the incident as evidence in the trial for the killing of George Floyd.
Deon Joseph offered to sit down and talk with LeBron James about policing in America in a Facebook post.
Will the U.S. seize the historic moment following the conviction of Derek Chauvin for George Floyd's murder to finally tackle the the policing and criminal justice crises that have torn the country apart? Activist Shaun King outlines the steps Biden and Congress should take now.
Angel Zapata Hernandez died while being arrested by security officers of San Diego's Metropolitan Transit System in June 2019.
More than 450 doctors signed an open letter casting doubt on the work of David Fowler, who argued the cause of George Floyd's death was "undetermined."
U.S. adults who disagreed with the verdict were overwhelmingly white, conservative and male.
The vice president urged the Senate to have "the courage" to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
The boy's mother had said the teacher, who is white, had a "heart of pure gold" and did not deserve to lose her job.
"Come on, this stuff is crazy. We just can't sit by and think it'll go away. We gotta push it away. We gotta confront it," Clyburn said.
The timing of a Minneapolis police officer's sentencing could prove a poignant moment for many Black Americans.
"The officer just started shooting at him for no reason," Isaiah Brown's brother told a local news channel.
Meanwhile, 57 percent of all white Americans believe Black Americans are not treated equally by the justice system.
Now that the trial of Derek Chauvin has resulted in the jury finding the former police officer guilty on three charges, we can see how far our nation has come since the Rodney King beating.
The image of a Black man is the Rorschach test that America repeatedly fails.
"This is where George Floyd took his last breath under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, under the watch of three other officers," a sign reads.
The Fall River Police Department said the officer "inadvertently" posted a statement to the department's Facebook account that appeared to show support for Chauvin and criticize George Floyd.
The basketball star was criticized for tweeting a photo of the police officer who shot the 16-year-old in Columbus, Ohio.
The conservative talk show host tweeted and then deleted a post that included a gif of Black tribesmen apparently dancing in celebration along with the word: "Guilty!"
Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by a police officer in a Minneapolis suburb on April 11.
The correct constitutional approach is to permit protests while insulating the jury from them.
The teacher from Lamar Elementary School in Greenville, Texas, sent the image to the 10-year-old's mother.