The Forgotten History of the Purging of Chinese from America

The surge in violence against Asian-Americans is a reminder that America’s present reality reflects its exclusionary past.

How 1.5 Degrees Became the Key to Climate Progress

The number has dramatically reorganized global thinking around the climate.

The Vital Role of Bystanders in Convicting Derek Chauvin

The former police officer’s trial recalled a bygone mode of justice, in which witnesses decided the defendant’s fate.

The Sorrow and Relief in Minneapolis

After Derek Chauvin was convicted of George Floyd’s murder, people hugged and wept. But it was not a joyful scene; it was something else.

American Police Are Inadequately Trained

Officers in the United States don’t get as much instruction as police in other rich countries.

Preparing for “Yardi Gras” in New Orleans

A collection of images of this year’s socially distant “Yardi Gras,” as New Orleanians prepare for Mardi Gras on February 16

‘Let’s do what’s proper’: George Floyd’s sister calls on Congress to pass police law

Bridgett Floyd told the Guardian the guilty verdict in the Chauvin murder trial was ‘like a weight being lifted off my shoulders’As Bridgett Floyd watched the three guilty verdicts, called one after another, at the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin murder trial this week, she thought of her beloved older brother George Floyd.“All I could…

North Carolina: protests after police shooting of Andrew Brown – video

A sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina shot and killed a black man while serving a search warrant, authorities have said, raising tensions over policing after the Derek Chauvin trial and Ma’Khia Bryant killing. The deputy in Elizabeth City was placed on leave pending a review by the state bureau of investigation. A witness said Brown was shot while…

LeBron James deletes tweet on police killing of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant

Ma’Khia Bryant, who was black, was shot by police in OhioNBA star says his tweet was being used to ‘create more hate’LeBron James has tweeted then deleted a post on the police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio, after saying it was being “used to create more hate”.Bryant, a 16-year-old black girl, was shot…

George Floyd: a landmark moment for justice in America? – video

The murder trial of Derek Chauvin drew the attention of the world to Minneapolis, the focal point of the Black Lives Matter movement after the murder of George Floyd. In some parts of the city people have reclaimed the streets, while others are under military occupation. With the area reeling from yet another recent police…


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