United Kingdom

UK protests grow over death of man restrained by police

Anger spills into the streets after 20-year-old Rashan Charles, a black father, died having been forcefully pinned down.

London protests erupt over death of Rashan Charles

US & Canada

Policeman who killed Castile to get $48,500 in buyout

Jeronimo Yanez, who shot dead black motorist Castile, to receive severance pay after his acquittal from police force.

Policeman who killed Castile to get $48,500 in buyout

US & Canada

Another mistrial of US officer who killed black man

Case with the same overtones of racial discrimination as other recent police shootings ends in mistrial for second time.

Another mistrial of US officer who killed black man

US & Canada

Video of US police killing black driver sparks outrage

Police car video of shooting of black motorist released just days after the Minnesota officer was acquitted at trial.

Opinion

The cameras could not save Philando Castile

Cameras will not end black deaths.

Suad Abdul Khabeer

by Suad Abdul Khabeer

Suad Abdul Khabeer

US & Canada

Arrests follow protest against Philando Castile verdict

At least 18 people arrested in the US city of St Paul following acquittal of officer who shot and killed a black man.

US & Canada

US officer not guilty in shooting of black motorist

Jeronimo Yanez also cleared of two lesser charges of endangering Castile's girlfriend and her then 4-year-old daughter.

Police officer acquitted of Philando Castile killing

Black Lives Matter

US: Noose found in African American museum

Police to investigate placement of rope meant to represent 'deplorable' and 'coward' lynching of African Americans.

US: Noose found in African American Smithsonian museum

US & Canada

No charges over US police killing of black man

White officers cleared of federal charges over killing of Alton Sterling; case handed to Louisiana state investigators.

Human Rights

US police backtrack on account of teenage boy's death

Police in the US state of Texas admit that their initial account of the killing of an unarmed boy was inaccurate.

Texas police shoot dead 15-year-old African American

Racism

'Fearless' anti-racism campaigner Darcus Howe dies

Civil rights activist who campaigned for more than 50 years has died at the age of 74.

Anti-racism campaigner Darcus Howe dies aged 74

Opinion

Why are some black Africans considered white Americans?

Sudanese Americans do not fit neatly into the existing racial classifications of the American society.

Hind Makki

by Hind Makki

Hind Makki

Europe

Justice for Theo: 'Police abuse is an everyday thing'

Activists speak of discrimination and abuse by police, as protests continue after rape of black man in Paris suburb.

Justice for Theo: 'Police abuse is an everyday thing'

Opinion

Why we still need Black History Month in the US

In an ideal world, Black History Month wouldn't be necessary. But we don't live in one.

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

by Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Opinion

Obama and Black Lives Matter: An epilogue

Why Obama did not do enough for Black Lives Matter.

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

by Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Danielle Fuentes Morgan