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WashPost: 2021 a record year for fatal police killings

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Police keep guard as area residents gather at the site where Minneapolis police officers shot and killed a man on Dec. 30, 2020. Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images
Shawna Chen
Updated Feb 4, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Ahmaud Arbery's killers will stand trial for federal hate crime charges

Photo of two people holding signs that say "Justice for Ahmaud Arbery means no more racist terror" at an outdoor vigil
A vigil following the guilty verdict in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery's killers on Nov. 24, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: Megan Varner via Getty Images
Kristal Dixon
Updated Feb 1, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Judge rejects hate crime plea deals for 2 men who killed Ahmaud Arbery

Protesters demand justice for Ahmaud Arbery
Photo: Megan Varner/Getty Images

Ahmaud Arbery killers sentenced to life

A demonstrator holds a sign at the Glynn County Courthouse as jury selection begins in the trial of the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery on October 18, 2021 in Brunswick, Georgia
A demonstrator holds a sign at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images

Activists focus on systemic change after verdict in Daunte Wright death

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A demonstrator honors Daunte Wright on a bracelet outside the courthouse in Minneapolis. Photo: Christian Monterrosa/Associated Press

Ex-officer Kim Potter found guilty of manslaughter in killing of Daunte Wright

Artwork is displayed outside the Hennepin County Government Center on November 30, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Posters are displayed outside the Hennepin County Government Center on Nov. 30, 2021, in Minneapolis. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

Brooklyn Center's complicated path to police reform

Illustration of Black Lives Matter protestors holding an "I Can't Breath" sign.
Photo illustration: Allie Carl/Axios. Photo: Chandan Khanna/Getty Images

Jacob Blake's father speaks out after Rittenhouse verdict

Jacob Blake Sr, the father of Jacob Blake
Jacob Blake Sr., the father of Jacob Blake, at a press conference in 2020. Photo: Michael M. Santiago via Getty Images

Opening arguments begin in trial of Ahmaud Arbery's accused killers

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District attorney Linda Dunikoski makes her opening statement in the trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery. Photo: Octavio Jones-Pool/Getty Images