George Floyd

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Their comments came in a discussion by video link on justice and equal rights with young leaders from the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust (QCT), of which Harry and Meghan are president and vice-president respectively. File photograph: Neil Munns/EPA

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have said the Commonwealth “must acknowledge the past”, even if it is “uncomfortable”, as the couple spoke of historic (...)

A roadside bar in Accra, Ghana. Photograph: Getty Images

Ghana is offering African Americans the chance to move to Africa, with government officials telling them to “come home” and leave a place where they (...)

A couple enters the Oceans Ten restaurant in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Florida. To prevent the spread of Covid-19, beaches are closed from July 3rd-7th. Photograph: Cliff Hawkins/Getty

Republicans are warning the outlook is “grim” for Donald Trump in Florida, a closely watched battleground state that is seen as pivotal for the US pre(...)

Police form a human barrier against protesters in downtown Los Angeles. Photograph: Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

The United States should use the reform process An Garda Síochána has undergone as a template for rebuilding its police forces in the wake of the imp(...)

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during an Independence Day celebration outside the White House in Washington. Photograph: Cheriss May/The New York Times

Donald Trump celebrated America’s Independence Day weekend by stoking divisions over a perceived culture war and dismissing the two most immediate thr(...)

Irish-Nigerian writer, academic and broadcaster Emma Dabiri Photograph:  Olivia Harris

Following the killing of George Floyd on May 25th, US cities erupted in flames. This fire was not one that could be contained by national borders. Aro(...)

Tamilore Awonusi: ‘I’m often asked what my first encounter of racism was. The question you must ask is: when did you realise you were being discriminated against? Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

For many black people, growing up in Ireland can mean you work so hard to create an identity to suit other people that you start to lose your own (...)

Sallay Garnett, aka the singer Loah, says to maintain the momentum of the recent anti-racist movement in Ireland, there needs to be diversity in all areas of society. Photograph: Abe Neihum

What next? A question I have grappled with every single day, since the first harrowing moment I watched (and stopped halfway through) the video of Geo(...)

Supporters of US president Donald Trump ride through Keystone, South Dakota, on July 3rd, before a fireworks display at Mount Rushmore. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Millions of Americans were preparing to celebrate independence day on Saturday as coronavirus cases in the United States continued to surge to record (...)

Participants in a Black Lives Matter protest  in  Trafalgar Square, London. ‘The US is the only nation today whose domestic failings could set off vast protests in other continents.’ Photograph: Niklas Hallen/EPA

At its midpoint, 2020 is turning out to be one of the darkest years in the peacetime history of the US. It has also affirmed the nation’s global prima(...)

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