People hold hands during a Juneteenth celebration in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photograph: Matthew Hatcher/Bloombe

Thousands marched through US cities on Friday in Juneteenth observances marking the abolition of slavery more than a century and a half ago, an occasi(...)

District attorney Paul Howard  points during a press conference announcing charges against Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe in the fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

A Georgia county prosecutor on Wednesday announced that a fired Atlanta police officer has been charged with felony murder over the fatal shooting of (...)

Protesters hold placards in Lafayette Park, across from the White House, to protest against police brutality. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty

Donald Trump faced renewed criticism on Tuesday for what critics said was a “woeful” attempt at police reform that failed to address systemic racism a(...)

This screen grab taken from body camera video provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Rayshard Brooks speaking with Officer Garrett Rolfe in the parking lot of a Wendy’s restaurant. Photograph: Atlanta Police Department via AP

The death of Rayshard Brooks, a black man killed by a white police officer in Atlanta on Friday, was a homicide caused by gunshot wounds to the back,(...)

Protesters confront officers with the Atlanta Police Department near the scene of an overnight police shooting which left a black man dead at a Wendy’s restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 13th 2020. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Protesters shut down a major highway in Atlanta on Saturday and set fire to a Wendy’s restaurant where a black man was shot by police as he tried to e(...)