Minneapolis police have engaged in a pattern of race discrimination for at least a decade, including stopping and arresting Black people at a higher rate than white people, says Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
Gun sales and a mental health crisis among young people, both of which spiked during virus-related lockdowns, are seen as risk factors in school shootings.
Kim Potter, the white suburban police officer who fatally shot a young Black motorist during a traffic stop, is charged with manslaughter, a day after she turned in her badge.
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.
Policewoman who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Minneapolis suburb accidentally confused her handgun with her taser, police say, sparking tensions in city already on edge because of George Floyd's murder trial.
Police fire teargas and stun grenades as hundreds gather outside the police station in Brooklyn Center, northwest of Minneapolis, to protest the death of 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright 16 km from where a cop killed George Floyd.
The measure changes rules on the use of force to stress the sanctity of life. It makes changes in arbitration rules affecting police unions. Officers will get more training on dealing with people with mental health issues and autism.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Several French lawmakers are now compelled to hinder accountability, not racial injustice.
Experts say a constructive leadership is sometimes the better response to growing unrest than a heavy-handed approach, which might only increase anger.
The pandemic and the George Floyd protests give society a rare window to push for change.
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.
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