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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she won’t seek reelection

The announcement from Bottoms, who was elected in 2017, stunned supporters in her city. She had been considered a potential running mate to Biden last year.
  • May 7, 2021

Foster parents want answers after death of 16-year-old in Columbus

The killing of Ma’Khia Bryant has galvanized foster parents to push for changes in how police and government agencies care for children who need a home.
  • Apr 29, 2021

Minneapolis braces for unrest as Derek Chauvin trial enters final phase

Amid fears of rioting, officials are divided over how to keep the city safe.
  • Apr 18, 2021
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Derek Chauvin's defense

Protests continue in the Minneapolis area after the police killing of Daunte Wright. And the defense rests in the Derek Chauvin murder trial.
  • Apr 16, 2021

Unrest in Minnesota town offers warning to other U.S. suburbs, experts say

With suburbs becoming more diverse and less affluent, tensions are rising as communities struggle with how to respond to demands for racial justice.
  • Apr 16, 2021

Officer who shot Daunte Wright resigns, as does Brooklyn Center police chief

Police in the Minneapolis suburb fatally shot the 20-year-old unarmed Black man during a traffic stop Sunday. Authorities said veteran officer Kim Porter meant to use her Taser, not her service weapon.
  • Apr 13, 2021

He was arrested at a Black Lives Matter protest. Now, he’s warning others about Florida’s anti-riot proposal.

The measure, which is being debated by the state Senate, would increase the punishment for attending a violent protest or defacing a historic monument.
  • Apr 9, 2021

Curfew causes Black Americans to wonder whether they can still have fun in Miami Beach

Miami Beach leaders say they had no choice but to crackdown on out-of-control spring breaker , but Black activists question police responders.
  • Mar 24, 2021

What we know about the victims of the Atlanta shootings

Eight people were killed at Atlanta-area spas on Tuesday.
  • Mar 20, 2021