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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther has asked the Department of Justice for an investigation into the city’s police department following a series of police killings of Black… Read More
George Floyd’s death sparked sustained protests in Minneapolis, across the United States and around the world. It also set off a national reckoning on police violence and systemic racism.
In the three-plus weeks since George Floyd’s death, the protests that began in Minneapolis over policing, race and the use of force have grown into a national reckoning on these… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Protesters have seized on the death of a recent college graduate in Ohio in their fight against excessive force by police, though how the woman died… Read More
The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey found Americans see the nationwide protests as legitimate — a big shift from the 1960s — and almost half strongly disapprove of the job President Trump is doing.
Researchers say police should not be using tear gas or pepper spray against protesters: they make people cough droplets, and also damage the body in ways that could make people sicker from COVID-19.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine dedicated most of his press conference about the coronavirus Tuesday to discussing racism in the state. “The essential function of government is to protect… Read More
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis officer who planted a knee on the black man’s neck, has been detained by state officials. For days, a video of the arrest has elicited fury across the country.