To protest police violence, an artist resurrected an old NAACP flag about lynching. I wondered if provocative art could help a divided nation confront its past and present. Advertisements
The president, administration officials, police representatives and figures in the Black Lives Matter movement met at the White House, with tensions rising in closed-door sessions.
The president will hold a town hall on Thursday devoted to addressing the growing tensions between race and law enforcement.
Discord between officials in New York and Washington is one factor slowing the investigation into the death of Mr. Garner, who died after being put in a police chokehold.
The group faces perhaps the biggest crisis in its short history, as it scrambles to distance itself from the Dallas gunman and tries to rebut a chorus of detractors.