After Philando Castile’s Killing, Obama Calls Police Shootings ‘an American Issue’

The president, reacting to a grisly video that showed Mr. Castile being shot by the police in Minnesota, asked the nation to confront racial disparities in law enforcement.


11 Officers Shot, 4 Fatally, During Dallas Protest of Police Shootings

Snipers shot 10 of the officers from elevated positions, Chief David O. Brown said, as the demonstration turned from peaceful to violent.


Critic's Notebook: A Killing. A Pointed Gun. And Two Black Lives, Witnessing.

A live stream on Facebook takes us into a car where a fatal police shooting occurred, emphasizing the gulf between virtual and physical presence.


Minnesota Police Shooting’s Aftermath Is Captured in Gruesome Video

The fatal encounter during a traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb was streamed online by the man’s girlfriend, who narrated the clip as her daughter looked on.