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Wesley Lowery

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A year after Michael Brown’s fatal shooting, African American men are nine times more likely than whites to die by police gunfire.

  • Oct 9, 2015

Former police officer Michael Slager remains in prison while he awaits trial on murder charges in the March incident.

  • Oct 8, 2015

His complaints come as the federal government and several states are taking steps to improve transparency.

  • Oct 7, 2015

Officials say a newsletter suggesting the Nation of Islam event could turn violent doesn’t reflect the view of police.

  • Oct 6, 2015

Democrats and liberal activists were largely pleased, saying the package was big step in the right direction.

  • Oct 1, 2015

After two years of haggling, a bipartisan criminal justice bill gets its moment.

  • Sep 30, 2015

”None of us can ignore what is happening in this country,” Warren said. “Black lives matter.”

  • Sep 27, 2015

House Democrats were quick to decry the formation of the new select committee.

  • Sep 27, 2015

She deems the theory that she used a private e-mail account to dodge subpoenas “totally ridiculous.“

  • Sep 27, 2015

  • Sep 22, 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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