Yesterday, peaceful demonstrations over the murder of George Floyd continued across the US—though some protests are being overshadowed by people looting and rioting.
Scenes of police brutality have been on display during the protests.
See also: "Police erupt in violence nationwide."
Protests are now heading outside the US, with demonstrations in London, Berlin, and Toronto.
Health officials are concerned that the protests are going to result in a spike in coronavirus cases.
Watching the protests, black Angelenos recall Rodney King.
Related: "When I watch President Bush’s 1992 address to the nation about the Los Angeles riots, what strikes me is his unshakeable confidence, his optimism."
Socialist answers to variations on the question, “Should we care about looting?”
What it feels like to be shot by a rubber bullet.
Examples of white people offering advice to black people on how to protest.
Nonstop reporting of black suffering takes a toll on black journalists' mental and emotional health, but they keep going.
Related: "I’ve been so busy covering the unjustifiable deaths, murders, of black and brown people over the years that I had grown accustomed to ignoring the toll it had taken on me as a black journalist."
"I haven’t seen any representation of Black front line workers in the media. I feel invisible." From “Essential & Black,” a series of profiles by Patrice Peck.
No one can deny the murderous racial injustice baked into life in the United States—especially not the NFL.
A round-up of organizations to support that are performing "the real, meaningful, slow work of advancing justice."
SpaceX's Crew Dragon becomes the first crewed US spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station since NASA retired its shuttle fleet in 2011.
The artist Christo, who with his partner Jeanne-Claude created astounding, large-scale environmental installations, has died at 84.
See also: Christo and Jeanne-Claude still have two projects that are planned and may yet be realized.
Japanese whiskey has a problem: much of it isn't made in Japan, and some of it isn't whiskey at all.
Corrective literature has come for coffee—“the first naive emissary of internationalism.”