Mayor Mike Elliott talks to Marco Werman about how his childhood in Liberia prepared him for this leadership moment — as his city grapples with the killing of Daunte Wright, and braces for the verdict in the case of George Floyd's death.
It isn't easy being Muslim and black in Minnesota, where there have been two police killings of black men in less than a year. But Somali immigrants are finding power in joining with their African American neighbors.
People in France are protesting the death of a young black man in police custody. As they channel the US Black Lives Matter movement, they're also challenging France's "colorblind" norms.
And what’s so great about being mainstream anyway?
Fatal police shootings happen much, much more in the US than in other developed countries.
A Seattle music writer, quoted in Macklemore’s controversial new song, appreciates how it speaks to young white people — but wishes it had gone further.
In April, Bond minced no words in explaining the antipathy of some toward President Barack Obama. "He’s a black man," Bond said. "That’s the only reason.”
What happened a year ago in Ferguson, Missouri cemented grassroots efforts from moment to movement. But there are more Michael Browns as well — 585 so far this year, 81 in the last month alone.