United States

Former US policeman sentenced for black teen's murder

White ex-officer sentenced to over six years in jail for on-duty 2014 shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald in Chicago.

slavery

'There were black Confederates too': Bargaining with US history

Christy Coleman, CEO of the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, shares her views on the Confederate Monument debate.

Black Lives Matter

Chicago cops acquitted of cover-up charge in black teen's killing

Relatives of Laquan McDonald, killed in 2014, call ruling step backwards for black community's fight for justice.

Chicago cops acquitted of cover-up charge in black teen's killing

Canada

Black people '20 times more likely to be shot' by Toronto police

Ontario rights watchdog report says the city's black citizens are disproportionately discriminated against by police.

Black people '20 times more likely to be shot' by Toronto police

Human Rights

'Appalling' video shows NY police pulling baby from mother's arms

Outrage over video showing NYPD officers violently yanking toddler from his mother's arms at Brooklyn food stamp office.

'Appalling' video shows NY police pulling baby from mother's arms

Racism

White US grocery store shooting suspect charged with hate crimes

Prosecutors say Gregory Bush killed two African Americans based on their race during last month's shooting in Kentucky.

White US grocery store shooting suspect charged with hate crimes

Black Lives Matter

US: Thousands raised for black security guard killed by white cop

A GoFundMe page crosses six figure mark after killing of Jemel Robinson while he was subduing a suspected gunman.

US: Thousands raised for black security guard killed by white cop

Al Jazeera Correspondent

A Moral Debt: The Legacy of Slavery in the USA

A journey of self-discovery and education, spanning the legacy of Confederate America and its modern ramifications.

United States

White man pleads guilty to shooting 3 black men during Katrina

Thirteen years after Hurricane Katrina, Roland Bourgeois admits he shot three African Americans because of their race.

White man pleads guilty to shooting 3 black men during Katrina

US & Canada

Video shows Chicago officer shooting unarmed autistic teen

Watchdog agency releases footage of off-duty cop shooting and wounding black autistic 18-year-old during 2017 encounter.

Video shows Chicago officer shooting unarmed autistic teen

Black Lives Matter

White Chicago cop convicted of murder in shooting of black teen

Jason Van Dyke found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald.

White Chicago cop convicted of murder in shooting of black teen

Black Lives Matter

Chicago braces for verdict in trial of cop who killed black teen

Jason Van Dyke, a white officer, is charged with two counts of first degree murder in 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald.

Chicago braces for verdict in trial of cop who killed black teen

Black Lives Matter

Laquan McDonald: Black teen remembered as white cop goes on trial

Community holds vigil for McDonald as murder trial continues for white officer Jason Van Dyke over 2014 killing.

Laquan McDonald: Black teen remembered as white cop goes on trial

United States

Jury selection begins in Chicago for Laquan McDonald murder trial

Jury selection began in Chicago for one of the most racially volatile trials in years, and its outcome could have national implications.

US & Canada

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike campaign faces opposition

Controversial campaign featuring former NFL quarterback, who knelt several times during the US national anthem to protest against racial injustice, is dividing NFL fans.