Court in midwestern state of Missouri orders immediate release of Kevin Strickland, 62, who spent more than four decades for a triple murder he did not commit.
Jury hears closing arguments over whether the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery had any right to chase and shoot unarmed Black man in their mostly white Georgia neighbourhood.
The Associated Press publishes a video, which authorities had refused to release, of the deadly arrest of Ronald Greene two years ago by Louisiana state troopers, showing them stunning, punching and dragging the unarmed man.
Investigation kicks off after a North Carolina deputy shoots dead Andrew Brown, the father of 10, in Elizabeth City, sparking protests and demands of law enforcement accountability.
Kim Potter, a white police officer who fatally shot the Black man in Minneapolis suburb resigns, as does the city's police chief, Tim Gannon, after two nights of protests and unrest.
Professional sports in a US city are postponed because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man and potential civil unrest there.
“A healthy person subjected to what Mr. Floyd was subjected to would have died,” said prosecution witness Dr. Martin Tobin, a lung and critical care specialist.
While a Black man’s death in police custody in Brussels triggered fresh protests, calls on Belgium to reckon with its colonial past have only grown louder.
Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the shooting of Walter Wallace, with interactions between protesters and police turning violent at times, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
Video footage circulating social media platforms shows a London police officer kneeling on the head and neck of a Black man who was subsequently charged with carrying a knife.
The investigation into the death of 23-year-old black man will be thorough and “worthy of public trust and confidence in the criminal justice system”, Colorado's attorney general said in a statement.
Atlanta's police department fired the officer who allegedly shot and killed Rayshard Brooks while another officer involved in the incident was put on administrative leave.
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