Push for police reform stutters ahead of U.S. election

World / Politics Oct 30, 2020

Push for police reform stutters ahead of U.S. election

Thomas Waltower, a computer coding trainer in Minneapolis, had hoped that outrage over the killing of African American George Floyd in the city in May would force an overhaul of the police. But "it started off with a big push; and now it's quiet," he ...

Heightened unrest in Philadelphia after police kill Black man

World Oct 29, 2020

Heightened unrest in Philadelphia after police kill Black man

A tense Philadelphia braced for more demonstrations Wednesday over the police killing of a Black man following two nights of protests that set off clashes with police and break-ins of stores on the other side of the city. The death of Walter Wallace Jr., who ...

Protests demand answers after LA cops kill Black man in altercation

World Sep 2, 2020

Protests demand answers after LA cops kill Black man in altercation

Protesters demanded answers on Tuesday as they gathered in a south Los Angeles neighborhood where sheriff's deputies shot and killed a Black man during a violent confrontation the previous day. The man, identified as 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee, was riding his bicycle when deputies tried to ...