Stories tagged: "police violence"


Widespread protests after George Floyd's death did not contribute to any noticeable increase in coronavirus infections, officials say. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
New Report: Black Lives Matter Protests Did Not Increase Coronavirus Infections

The Black Lives Matters protests that swept the nation in June do not appear to have sparked notable increases in coronavirus cases as was initially feared.

Artist John Hairston was one of 16 artists painting a letter in the phrase "Black Lives Matter" on Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte. (Cardinal & Pine photo by Grant Baldwin).
Why I Believe Change Is Actually Gonna Come This Time

The leader of Emancipate NC shares why protests confronting police brutality will change America.

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12 Things You Should Stop Saying About Racial Injustice

A primer for non-Black folks who —finally — want to talk about racial injustice.

A message for healing in Raleigh the morning after protests over the death of George Floyd sparked unrest and violence. Image by Sarah Ovaska.
‘If This Changes Something, It’s Worth It’: North Carolina Biz Owner Surveys the Damage After Protests

Hundreds gathered in Raleigh to clean up Sunday, after demonstrators protesting George Floyd’s death clashed with police in multiple North Carolina cities.

Protestors watch as police in riot gear walk down a residential street, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Protests Over the Minneapolis Police Killing of George Floyd Have Gone National

“We just want the police officer to be held accountable,” one woman said.

Protesters and police face each other during a rally for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Why It Matters That the Police Involved in George Floyd’s Death Were Fired

“He should not have died. What we saw was horrible, completely and utterly messed up. This man’s life matters. He matters. He was someone’s son."

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California Cop Under Investigation After Viral Video Shows Him Violently Punching Teen

“He’s on top of me and it looks like he’s about to hit me. Like, I’m reacting like any other normal human being would.”