Viola Ford Fletcher (107) about to testify  before a  judiciary sub-committee in Washington DC. She is one of three known survivors of the 1921 race massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in which white mobs gunned down black people in the streets. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/The New York Times

This week offered a moment of reflection on race relations in the US as it marked the first anniversary of the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s final wo(...)

George Floyd’s family lawyer Ben Crump (third from left) holds up his fist with family members outside the White House as George Floyd’s daughter Gianna Floyd (centre) calls out ‘Say His Name’ as they speak with reporters after meeting with US president Joe Biden in Washington, DC, on May 25th. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty

The family of George Floyd called for “meaningful and substantive” legislation to reform policing in America, as they met with US president Joe Biden (...)

People gather ahead of the first anniversary of George Floyd to call for justice for those who have lost loved ones to police violence. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty

President of the United States Joe Biden will on Tuesday meet the family of George Floyd on the first anniversary of his murder by police in Minneapol(...)

A rally in Atlanta, Georgia, following the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/AFP via Getty

“Believe your eyes.” It was a strong but direct message. As the prosecution team wrapped up its closing arguments in the trial of Derek Chauvin this w(...)