Wesley Lowery

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Samuel Dubose, who was black, was shot in the head by white officer Raymond Tensing during a traffic stop in Cincinnati. Body-camera footage contradicted the initial police report that Tensing was dragged by the car and nearly run over.

  • Jul 29, 2015

Most stop short of calling for new gun laws.

  • Jul 26, 2015

The most talked about topic: The Donald

  • Jul 26, 2015

Loretta Lynch said the video of the arrest shows the need for training officers to deescalate situations.

  • Jul 26, 2015

Strained interactions and attempts to appease the burgeoning activist group demonstrate how a new force on the left has disrupted traditional politics and created challenges for Democrats.

  • Jul 22, 2015

Hire comes just weeks before anniversary of Mike Brown’s death.

  • Jul 22, 2015

The 500th fatal police shooting was one of four that occurred on Thursday

  • Jul 10, 2015

The Post finds more fatal police shootings in 6 months than the FBI says happens in entire years.

  • Jul 1, 2015

The draft summary of the upcoming Justice report says the police response worsened unrest.

  • Jun 30, 2015

A quarter of the 462 people shot to death by police in the first six months of 2015 were mentally distraught.

  • Jun 30, 2015
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Wesley Lowery is a national reporter who covers law enforcement, justice, race and politics. He previously covered Congress and national 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. In 2014, he was named the National Association of Black Journalists' "Emerging Journalist of the Year." Follow him on Twitter @WesleyLowery.
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