Michael Brown

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Members of George Floyd's family speak during a memorial service at North Central University on June 4, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Memorial services will also be held in North Carolina and Texas.
Their joint letter requests an inquiry examining "the recent history of racist policing in cities across the country" and "allegations of excessive use of force against peaceful protesters and journalists."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"We are going to change a system in which tens of thousands every single year...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Julián Castro
Former San Antonio mayor announces campaign while vowing to recommit US to the...


Monday marked the sixth anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin by a white guy with a gun who shouldn't have had one, a killing that helped spark the Black Lives Matter movement. Unlike the Parkland victims, the thousands of mostly black kids protesting gun violence have often been dubbed thugs, not heroes. What is wrong with this picture? All victims, say black activists, deserve to be honored "for our moments of courage or grieving."