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How the world reported the conviction of Derek Chauvin
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How the world reported the conviction of Derek Chauvin

‘Historic’ verdict prompts jubilant celebrations and promise of ‘significant change’
21 Apr 2021
How the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act may limit police powers
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How the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act may limit police powers

Kamala Harris calls on Congress to ‘reform the system’ following Derek Chauvin guilty verdict
21 Apr 2021
Daunte Wright and the third night of Minneapolis protests
Kate Wright, Daunte Wright’s mother, speaks alongside the family of George Floyd
Why we’re talking about . . .

Daunte Wright and the third night of Minneapolis protests

Family members say they ‘can’t accept’ that shooting was an accident
14 Apr 2021
The challenges faced by prosecutors in the trial of Derek Chauvin
Members of George Floyd’s family take part in a protest in June 2020
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The challenges faced by prosecutors in the trial of Derek Chauvin

Failure to secure main conviction could see other accused officers walk free
30 Mar 2021
Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’
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Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 24 September
24 Sep 2020
Trump ‘twists stats’ with police brutality claim
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Trump ‘twists stats’ with police brutality claim

President accused of leaning into ‘racist rhetoric’ to play down violence against black Americans
15 Jul 2020
Rayshard Brooks: what footage of fatal shooting shows
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Rayshard Brooks: what footage of fatal shooting shows

Atlanta police chief resigns after unarmed black man killed by officer
15 Jun 2020

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Quiz of The Week: 6 - 12 June
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Quiz of The Week: 6 - 12 June

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12 Jun 2020
Black Lives Matter: what would US police reform look like?
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Black Lives Matter: what would US police reform look like?

Both protesters and politians are calling for nationwide overhaul of law enforcement
9 Jun 2020
The differences between British and US police tactics
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The differences between British and US police tactics

American officers accused of escalating George Floyd demonstrations by using excessive force
8 Jun 2020
Autopsy shows George Floyd had coronavirus
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Autopsy shows George Floyd had coronavirus

Covid-19 listed under ‘other significant conditions’ but unrelated to the cause of death
4 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: will protests trigger a second wave?
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Coronavirus: will protests trigger a second wave?

Research shows BAME demonstrators may be especially vulnerable to Covid-19
3 Jun 2020
Ten defining images of the George Floyd race protests
Police in Minneapolis during the George Floyd race riots
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Ten defining images of the George Floyd race protests

Violence spreads across US following police killing of black man in Minneapolis
1 Jun 2020
George Floyd: the charges against Derek Chauvin explained
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George Floyd: the charges against Derek Chauvin explained

Family of unarmed victim demanding harsher charges against ex-police officer
1 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: the Right ‘plans to profit from pandemic’
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Instant Opinion: the Right ‘plans to profit from pandemic’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 1 June
1 Jun 2020
Reaction: US rocked by ‘worst race riots since the 1960s’
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Reaction: US rocked by ‘worst race riots since the 1960s’

Police criticised for ‘heavy-handed’ response to nationwide protests over George Floyd’s death
1 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘sacrificed too much’ for Cummings
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Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘sacrificed too much’ for Cummings

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 29 May
29 May 2020
Police force facing inquiry over tasering of black men
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Police force facing inquiry over tasering of black men

Investigation includes allegations black men were wrongly tasered by a ‘rogue officer’
29 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson is a ‘blundering schoolboy’
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Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson is a ‘blundering schoolboy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 28 May
28 May 2020
Race riots: what we know about the death of George Floyd
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Race riots: what we know about the death of George Floyd

Family demands justice for ‘murder’ of ‘gentle giant’ filmed being forcefully restrained by police
28 May 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘How our information system is poisoned’
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Instant Opinion: ‘How our information system is poisoned’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 12 August
12 Aug 2019
VIDEO: US cop tells motorist 'we only shoot black people'
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VIDEO: US cop tells motorist 'we only shoot black people'

Dashcam footage captures Lieutenant Greg Abbott's comments during traffic stop
1 Sep 2017