Wesley Lowery

ReporterWashington, D.C.


One official says Jeffrey Williams, 20, told investigators he was not aiming at the officers.

  • Mar 16, 2015

Will a critical Justice Department report and an attack on police jolt the city into unity or worsen its tensions?

  • Mar 14, 2015

Some protesters blocked traffic, and others gathered for prayer. Many vowed the protests would go on.

  • Mar 13, 2015

Both police and protesters said the shots did not come from the crowd but rather from a nearby hilltop.

  • Mar 12, 2015

The move had been sought for months by leaders in the city’s black community and civil rights activists.

  • Mar 11, 2015

Tom Jackson is stepping down from a department embroiled in scandal after the Justice Department concluded it routinely and systematically engages in racially discriminatory policing tactics.

  • Mar 11, 2015

  • Mar 9, 2015

An Alabama county’s suit led the Supreme Court to toss Section 4b of the Voting Rights Act.

  • Mar 6, 2015

How we covered the historic battle for voting rights.

  • Mar 6, 2015

Family says it disagrees with DOJ conclusion that officer was justified in August shooting.

  • Mar 5, 2015
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Wesley Lowery covers Capitol Hill for The Fix and Post Politics. Prior to joining the Washington Post in February 2014, he worked as a breaking news and local politics reporter for the Boston Globe, and has also reported for the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal. Follow him on Twitter @WesleyLowery.
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