Michael Brown

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A memorial on the spot where Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Six years after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, a Black teenager, in Ferguson, Missouri, another investigation into the killing (...)

Anti-racism protesters march   in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday. Photograph: Jason Connolly/AFP via Getty Images

Ever since people across the US began pouring into the streets to protest police violence, Dakota Patton has driven two hours each day to rally on the(...)

US president Barack Obama holds a jersey while posing for a picture during an event to honour the Minnesota Lynx team for its 2015 WNBA championship victory, in the East Room at the White House in June , 2016. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Four years ago, that’s a long time. In apocalyptic crises that’s undoubtedly about 12 crises ago. But four years ago, one athlete decided he was going(...)

Run the Jewels: ‘We have some action to do now,’ say Killer Mike and El-P. Photograph: Tim Saccenti

Run the Jewels have had one of the more improbable rises to fame in recent hip-hop history. Two figures nearing 40, from the genre’s margins – Killer (...)

Marchánt Davis in The Day Shall Come

That noise you hear may be mystique hissing from the venerable Chris Morris Project. To this point, Morris, co-creator of The Day Today, prime mover o(...)

Bishop Kelly is himself a priest of Galway diocese and his appointment as Bishop there represents a break with the practise established  of appointing outsiders as bishop of any particular diocese.

A new Bishop of Galway was appointed this morning with the translation there of Bishop Brendan Kelly from Achonry, where he has served since 2008. It(...)

James Rowe: “The Iranians have shown themselves to be rational actors for thousands of years. They will accept tough conditions if Trump keeps his promises of negotiating from strength.” Photograph: John Breen

A year ago, reeling from the US election result, I spent a morning interviewing people who identified themselves as Trump supporters. One year on, I(...)

Major task ahead: A man surveys a destroyed supermarket  in Salinas, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria. Photograph: Alvin Baez/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has lashed out at the mayor of San Juan and other officials in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, contemptuous of their claims of a (...)

Activists hold placards during a demonstation after a not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of Jason Stockley, a former St Louis police officer, charged with the 2011 shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black, in St Louis, Missouri, US. Photograph: Lawrence Bryant/Reuters

Violence in St Louis after a white former policeman was acquitted of murdering a black suspect has led to the cancellation of a major U2 concert in th(...)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray after the funeral of police officer Miosotis Familia. Photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

Donald Trump’s presence at the G20 summit and the leadership pretensions of his daughter Ivanka, who replaced him for a time at the top table, may hav(...)

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