The Minneapolis teenager who filmed the police killing of George Floyd is being honored with a prestigious courage award from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.
Night after night in Portland, tear gas and other crowd control devices have enveloped protesters and bystanders in airborne chemicals that settle on the ground, later to be washed into storm drains.
The four planes took to the skies over several cities in early June to monitor street protests following the killing of George Floyd.
The Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security did not immediately respond to requests for comment Thursday.
Family and friends of George Floyd joined community members in his hometown of Houston to unveil a mural ahead of his birthday this week.
Dominic Deandre Gregory, 27, allegedly created a GoFundMe campaign saying he was related to Patrick Underwood.
Derek Chauvin has been released from the Oak Park Heights, Minnesota prison after posting a non-cash bond.
In San Jose, protesters stood in front of City Hall, chanting: "When our brothers and sisters are under attack, what do we do? Stand up and fight back." They also burned a statue of Thomas Fallon.
Several US senators have introduced legislation that would make it a federal crime to target police officers.
City officials on Wednesday announced at a city council meeting that the mural would be covered due to a street paving project in October.
“It’s not a group or an organization. It’s a movement or an ideology.”
The Trump administration’s crackdown has already led to more than 300 arrests on federal crimes in the protests that erupted following the death of George Floyd.
Roosevelt Tarlesson, 40, is facing misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and disturbing the court, stemming from a heated situation that occurred nearly 18 months ago.
San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia banned the use of rubber bullets as a method of crowd control on June 16, so officers could no longer use them to control crowds, only to defend themselves.
Days after police bodycam from the May riot was released, top brass told city council members a lack of training hampered their efforts.
Authorities tightened security around the Hennepin County Family Justice Center in downtown Minneapolis Friday morning in anticipation of protests following the pre-trial hearing for the four former police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.
Protesters are demanding police accountability and legislation to change how authorities respond to mental health emergencies.
The prospects for federal legislation have evaporated.
Jacob Blake, the Black man who was shot by Kenosha police, shared a message from his hospital bed on Saturday: "Every 24 hours, it's pain, it's nothing but pain. It hurts to breathe, it hurts to sleep, it hurts to move from side to side, it hurts to eat."
As unrest continues in Portland amid 100 straight days of protests, authorities released additional court documents late Friday detailing the moments before the slaying of a right-wing protester last weekend.