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Civil Rights

Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over the death...

Minneapolis protests over police killing turn violent

Protests in Minneapolis on Wednesday erupted into violence and looting, in a second day of rage over the police killing of a black man...

Minneapolis Target looted as protests turn more violent

People looted a retail store in Minneapolis on Wednesday (May 27) as the second day of protests and demonstrations against the death of an...

Mayor calls for officer to be charged in Minneapolis incident

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer caught on a bystander's video pressing...

Overnight Minneapolis protesters clash with police

Police clashed with protesters in Minneapolis as demonstrations over another death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, grew into the night. Four Minneapolis police...

George Floyd’s death sparks Chicago protests

Protesters gathered on Tuesday (May 26) in Chicago in response to the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, on Monday (May 25)...

Police use tear gas at Minneapolis protest

People took to the streets in Minneapolis late Tuesday (May 26) to protest against the death of George Floyd who was killed on Monday...

Four officers fired after death of unarmed black man

Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday, a day after a bystander's cell phone video captured one of them kneeling on the neck...

Activists call for officers to be charged in Minneapolis killing

The Racial Justice Network's Nekima Levy-Armstrong on Tuesday condemned the killing of a black man who died after he was pinned down by an...

U.S. Supreme Court’s Ginsburg honored for women’s, human rights work

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has championed women's rights on the nation's highest court, was awarded a prestigious $1 million prize...

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