Black Lives Matter

St Louis police arrest 307 protesters in 18 days

Mass protests erupted in the wake of the recent acquittal of a white policeman who killed a black man in 2011.

St Louis police arrest 307 protesters in 18 days

US & Canada

'Not right': US officer cleared in killing of black man

Protests erupt in St Louis after a white former police officer is found not guilty in the fatal shooting of a black man.

Ex-officer cleared in killing of Anthony Lamar Smith

Opinion

Detroit: A film by white people for white people

On the 50th anniversary of the 1967 rebellion, Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit fails to tell the full story.

John Sims

by John Sims

John Sims

Racism

Alt-right rally: Charlottesville braces for violence

Far-right activists to descend on Virginia city for Unite the Right rally against the removal of a Confederate statue.

Alt-right rally: Charlottesville braces for violence

Opinion

Blackballing Kaepernick: Fear of the black athlete

By blackballing Colin Kaepernick, NFL owners are telling all black athletes to stay silent and subservient.

Khaled A Beydoun

by Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun

Europe

UK man dead after police chase 'did not swallow drugs'

Rashan Charles, young black man who died after struggle with police in London, did not swallow illicit drug, says IPCC.

Rashan Charles 'did not swallow a controlled substance'

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.