Whether efforts to address systemic racism taken since last year mark the beginnings of the transformative evolution or are incremental changes around the edges of a broken system depends on your perspective. But what is clear is that no one believes the conversation around racism and the criminal justice system is finished.
Civil rights advocates reacted with elation, caution, to the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict. Law enforcement in Oregon issued statements calling the verdict a "measure of closure” for George Floyd’s family. Portland declared a state of emergency.
The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has rested its case without putting Chauvin on the stand, wrapping up after two days of testimony to the prosecution’s two weeks
A retired forensic pathologist says George Floyd died from a sudden heart rhythm problem due to his heart disease while being restrained by police officers, not because former Officer Derek Chauvin kept his knee in Floyd's neck
A letter from the federal agency helps explain the stunning amount of force PPB used during protests last summer and exposes some of the failures critics point to when arguing the police cannot police themselves.
The Civil Liberties Defense Center filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Springfield, its police chief, and 28 officers on Monday in regards to a Black Lives Matter protest last year.