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Wesley Lowery

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Demonstrators supported Bernie Sanders, immigrant rights and gun control, and decried police brutality.

  • Jul 25, 2016

As much of the nation focused on Cleveland for the final night of the Republican National Convention, protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement took to the streets in more than two dozen cities.

  • Jul 22, 2016

As much of the nation focused on Cleveland for the final night of the Republican National Convention, protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement took to the streets in more than two dozen cities.

  • Jul 22, 2016

Masked protesters dressed in black unnerve convention-goers. But openly armed demonstrators come and go.

  • Jul 19, 2016

Civil rights activists and young leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement say that while they have rallied against police violence, they have not advocated attacks on officers.

  • Jul 17, 2016

Obama convened a meeting among activists, police officials and political leaders to have a frank discussion about use of force by police.

  • Jul 14, 2016

Host city prepares for the worst even while hoping for the best in tense times.

  • Jul 13, 2016

Blacks are shot and killed by police at 2.5 times the rate of whites.

  • Jul 11, 2016

President Obama plans to attend Dallas police officers’ memorial service this week.

  • Jul 10, 2016

DeRay Mckesson, one of the most prominent activists associated with the police reform protest movement, was arrested in Baton Rouge.

  • Jul 10, 2016
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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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