AN OFFICER SUGGESTED GEORGE FLOYD HAD “EXCITED DELIRIUM.” EXPERTS SAY THAT'S NOT A REAL THING

The controversial diagnosis may become a pillar of Derek Chauvin's defense.

MINNEAPOLIS DECIDED TO REMOVE POLICE FROM SCHOOLS AFTER DECADES OF CRITICISM

The city was a pioneer of school policing in the 1960s.

 
 
 

WHY WERE MILITARY HELICOPTERS FLYING LOW OVER PROTESTERS IN D.C.?

Army helicopters employed a tactic usually reserved for insurgents in combat zones.

SOCIAL MEDIA FACT-CHECKING IS NOT CENSORSHIP

The president and his surrogates are relying on convoluted arguments to claim that social media fact-checking is evidence of anti-conservative...

 
 
 

CHAUVIN GETS NEW MURDER CHARGE; THREE OFFICERS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH AIDING AND ABETTING MURDER

Each of the officers now faces up to 40 years in prison.

BILL BARR'S STRATEGY TO UNDERMINE CONFIDENCE IN THE 2020 ELECTION

This attorney general thrives in chaos.

 
 
 

ASK A TEACHER: MY DAUGHTER WAS BORED DURING DISTANCE LEARNING. SHOULD SHE SKIP A GRADE?

She's very far ahead of the class in almost all subjects.

HELP! MY MOM INSISTS WE HONOR HER DEAD PARROT AT MY WEDDING

I do not want the day to become a bird funeral.

 
 
 

LARRY KRAMER WOULDN'T BE QUIET

How Kramer's uncompromising activism is a lesson for this moment.

SEND IN THE TROOPS

What could go wrong?

 
 
 

HOW TO CHANGE POLICING IN AMERICA

Here are just a few of the long-overdue measures that federal, state, and local leaders must implement now.

TRUMP DOESN'T SPEAK FOR THE CATHOLICS

How the Catholic church and people of faith are supporting BLM.

 
 
 

THERE'S A SIMPLE REASON PROTESTS IN NEWARK HAVEN'T TURNED VIOLENT

An activist who remembers Newark's 1967 uprising explains what changed.

TEAR GAS AND RUBBER BULLETS SHOULD BE A LAST RESORT. SO WHY ARE POLICE USING THEM ON PROTESTERS FIRST?

In the George Floyd protests, eager police abuse of “less lethal” weapons is causing unconscionable escalation and injury.

 
 
 

DONALD TRUMP APPEARS TO HAVE COMMITTED FELONY VOTER FRAUD

By the president's own standards, prosecutors should throw the book at him.

WHY YOU SHOULD THINK TWICE BEFORE DONATING YOUR SEPHORA POINTS

The National Black Justice Coalition is a good cause, but there's a better way to donate to it.

 
 
 

POLICE OFFICERS TOLD D.C. RESIDENTS WAITING TO VOTE THAT THEY WERE BREAKING THE LAW

Monstrously long lines. Missing ballots. Police intimidation. How did the city fail to protect its voters' constitutional rights?

MY FRIENDS SAY MY BOYFRIEND IS A MISOGYNIST BECAUSE HE WON'T GIVE ME ORAL SEX

I don't mind. Should I?

 
 
 

THE NFL ALL BUT ADMITS THAT COLIN KAEPERNICK WAS RIGHT ALL ALONG

What to make of the league's brazen statement about George Floyd.

TALKING TO OR NEAR POLICE NOW GROUNDS FOR ARREST, VIDEOS INDICATE

Even if you're being nice.

 
 
 



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