All Black History Month stories

Ex-officer who killed unarmed Black man to stand trial for murder

Photo of a protester holding a sign that says "Justice 4 Patrick"
Shawna Chen
Updated Sep 23, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Amended autopsy: Elijah McClain died from sedative after forcible restraint

Photo of a person's hand held to her chest as she wears a T-shirt with Elijah McClain's picture on it

Survey: Homicides down midyear as overall violent crime jumps

A Citi Bike sits at the scene of a shooting with yellow tape in Manhattan as a officer looks.

Poll: Black Americans harbor little hope for change despite clear vision for equality

Photo of two Black protesters raising their fists in the air as one holds a sign that says "This is not a moment. It's the movement."
Shawna Chen
Updated Aug 23, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Ex-Louisville officer pleads guilty to conspiracy in Breonna Taylor killing

Mississippi town sued over alleged pattern of discrimination against Black people

Photo of a Black Lives Matter sign standing next to a tree in front of a house

"Still can't breathe": George Floyd remembered on 2-year anniversary of his murder

Photo of a white gravestone with George Floyd's name and the image of a fist engraved on it
Shawna Chen
Updated May 25, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Biden signs police reform order on anniversary of George Floyd's murder

Photo of Joe Biden signing a bill at a desk while people stand around him smiling

Judge accepts Derek Chauvin's plea deal, will sentence him to 20-25 years

Photo of hands holding up a portrait of George Floyd against an orange background a an American flag flies in the distance