White House Memo: Obama Faces Growing Expectations on Race and Policing

Activists have questioned why he is not doing more to help. It’s complicated, he tries to explain — a response he acknowledges is accurate and unsatisfying.


DeRay McKesson, Arrested While Protesting in Baton Rouge, Is Released

Mr. McKesson, a Black Lives Matter activist, was marching with a group in Louisiana when police officers arrested him and accused him of blocking the road. He was released on … Continue Reading →


DeRay McKesson Among Protesters Arrested Nationwide

Mr. McKesson, a Black Lives Matter activist, was marching with a group in Baton Rouge, La., when police officers threw him to the ground and announced he was under arrest.


DeRay Mckesson Arrested in Baton Rouge Protest

The Black Lives Matter activist was with a group marching and chanting when police officers threw him to the ground and announced he was under arrest.