Under pressure after weeks of protests, Democrat lawmakers hope to remove protections for police officers accused of misconduct and make it harder to justify the use of force.
The legislation seeks to limit legal protections for police and create a national database of excessive-force incidents, among other changes. Whether Republican-controlled Senate will clear the bill is still unclear.
A white Minneapolis policeman killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for some eight minutes as the black man said he couldn't breathe has exposed once again the strained race relations between black communities and police.
Even if George Floyd survived Covid-19, he couldn't survive police violence.
American civil society, undermined deliberately or unwittingly by both parties for short-term political gain or ideological satisfaction, is weaker than at any time since 1860.
US security forces have weaponised riot gear in a violent effort to quell protests against police brutality, in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of a white policeman.
Policing in America is broken. Is it time to rethink the role of the police?
The gratuitous fixation on rioting won't kill the elephant in the room.
Zoom has attracted millions of free and paying customers amid the pandemic, in part because users could join a meeting - something that now happens 300 million times a day - without registering.
Ther former NFL player, who ignited controversy in 2016 after kneeling during pre-game renditions of the US national anthem to draw attention to racial injustice, said protesters had been left with no choice after the police killing of George Floyd.
Twitter had sued the Justice Department in its battle with federal agencies as the internet industry’s self-described champion of free speech seeking the right to reveal the extent of US government surveillance.
CV Dazzle uses cubist-inspired designs to thwart the computer. A similar technique was used extensively in World War I to camouflage British naval ships and confuse opponents about their actual heading or location.
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