America Reckons With Racial Injustice Everything you need to know about the fight for change
A protester and a police officer shake hands during a June 2 solidarity rally in New York calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

Everything you need to know about the fight for change

From left to right, former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on June 3, 2020. Hennepin County Sheriff's Office/AP hide caption

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Colin Kaepernick, co-creator of the Netflix dramatic limited series, Colin in Black and White, attends the series premiere on Oct. 28, 2021. The former NFL quarterback has launched an initiative to offer free second autopsies in police-related deaths. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Brett Hankison (left) exits the courtroom after the first day of jury selection in his trial on Feb. 8, in Louisville, Ky. Hankison is on trial for allegedly firing shots into the apartment next door to Breonna Taylor's the night she was killed. Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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Federal prosecutors are arguing that, from left, Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. are guilty of a hate crime in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, whose murder they were convicted of in state court. Glynn County Detention Center/via AP hide caption

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From left, Travis McMichael, William "Roddie" Bryan and Gregory McMichael were convicted of multiple murder charges in late November. Stephen B. Morton; Octavio Jones/Pool/AP hide caption

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Naisha Wright, aunt of Daunte Wright, pauses after speaking during a news conference in April, in Minneapolis. Wright tells NPR that true justice would be to bring Daunte Wright back, but that Potter's conviction provides accountability. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Daunte Wright's aunt says Kim Potter's conviction is 'bittersweet'

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Former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter testifies in court on Friday in Minneapolis. Potter is charged with first and second-degree manslaughter in the April 11 shooting death of Daunte Wright. Court TV, via AP, Pool hide caption

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Kim Potter, a former Brooklyn Center, Minn., police officer, has said she meant to use a Taser instead of a handgun when she shot and killed Daunte Wright on April 11. Hennepin County Sheriff via AP hide caption

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Tamala Payne (center) and attorney Sean Walton participate in a Dec. 11, 2020, protest of the shooting of her son, Casey Goodson Jr., by a Franklin County deputy sheriff in Columbus, Ohio. Doral Chenoweth/AP hide caption

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Former Brooklyn Center, Minn., police officer Kim Potter poses for a mug shot at the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis on April 14. Potter, a 26-year police veteran, was charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, whom she shot and killed following a traffic stop. Hennepin County Sheriff's Office/Getty Images hide caption

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Travis McMichael (from left); his father, Gregory McMichael; and William "Roddie" Bryan have been on trial over the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was fatally shot while out for a run last year in Georgia. Sean Rayford, Octavio Jones-Pool/ Getty Images hide caption

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Sheneen McClain stands at the site where her son Elijah was killed after an interaction with Aurora Police officers and paramedics resulted in the 23-year-old being restrained, choked and given a sedative on Aug. 24, 2019. Elijah McClain died less than a week later after leaving the scene unconscious and unable to breathe under his own power. AAron Ontiveroz/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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This photo released by the Louisville (Kentucky) Police shows Louisville Police Det. Myles Cosgrove after a narcotics raid on March 13, 2020. Cosgrove is fighting to get his job back with the Louisville Police Department after his firing earlier this year. Louisville Police/AP hide caption

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Members of the Grand Lodge of South Carolina carry soil collected in honor of Joshua Halsey to his gravesite at the Pine Forest Cemetery in Wilmington, N.C., on Nov. 6. Great-granddaughters of Halsey attended the service, where the Rev. William Barber II eulogized Halsey. Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images hide caption

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Kyle Rittenhouse returns to the courtroom after a break during his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse on November 9, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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In this Nov. 17, 2016 photo, Chris Kempczinski, then-incoming president of McDonald's USA, speaks at a McDonald's restaurant in New York's Tribeca neighborhood. Kempczinski is under fire for comments he made in a text message to the Chicago mayor. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Kyle Rittenhouse looks on as defense attorneys Natalie Wisco and Corey Chirafisi look at exhibits before court with Assistant District Attorney James Kraus right during the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse on November 5, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Mark Hertzberg-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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