Amid Broad Movement Against Police Abuse, Some Act on the Fringe

While the cause to curb police shootings of black people has drawn diverse groups of activists, a slice of them borrow tactics from past militant resistance in the nation. Advertisements

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Race/Related: Does This Flag Make You Flinch?

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.

Memorial Service for Dallas Officers

President Obama and former President George W. Bush spoke on Tuesday at the memorial service for the five police officers who were killed in Dallas.

Watch Live: Memorial Service for Dallas Officers

President Obama and former President George W. Bush are expected to speak on Tuesday at the memorial service for the five officers who were killed in Dallas.

Dallas Gunman Had Plans for Wider Attack, Police Say

Micah Johnson had practiced explosive detonations, the city’s police chief said, providing new details of how Mr. Johnson sang, laughed and taunted officers during negotiations.

Obama on Dallas: No Reprise of ’60s Racial Strife

“When we start suggesting that somehow there is this enormous polarization and we’re back to the situation in the 1960s — that’s just not true,” he said.

The Dallas Gunman: What We Know

Micah Johnson, the gunman who carried out Thursday night’s attack in Dallas, leaving five police officers dead and seven wounded, was a military veteran who appears to have identified with … Continue Reading →

How the Dallas Shooting Unfolded

The attack was the deadliest against law enforcement officers in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001.

Shootings Further Divide a Nation Torn Over Race

This week’s convulsive events have prompted anguished pleas for unity and echoes of the protests and divisions of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Chaos After the Gunshots in Dallas

Five Dallas police officers were killed and seven others were wounded, along with two civilians, in a sniper attack during a demonstration on Thursday night against police shootings in Minnesota … Continue Reading →