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Memphis authorities release video in Tyre Nichols’ death

The footage shows the Black officers savagely beating the 29-year-old FedEx worker for three minutes in an assault that the Nichols family's legal team likened to the infamous 1991 police beating of Los Angeles motorist Rodney King.

Oregon politicians have struggled to keep promises after George Floyd’s murder

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.

Two men sit together at a table in a courtroom. One is unmasked and speaks into a microphone while the other wears a mask. Behind them, two women can be seen, both wearing masks.

Chauvin won’t testify at murder trial in Floyd’s death

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