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How White Crime Writers Justified Police Brutality

How White Crime Writers Justified Police Brutality

We don’t need any more novels or TV shows about cops who do the wrong thing for the “right” reason.
The Police Will Be Part of the Solution, Too

The Police Will Be Part of the Solution, Too

Officers who have the moral courage to kneel and march with protesters are opening a path out of this crisis.
McConnell Protégé Moves Toward Confirmation to D.C. Appeals Court

McConnell Protégé Moves Toward Confirmation to D.C. Appeals Court

The Judiciary Committee cleared Judge Justin Walker for a floor vote over the objections of Democrats, who said he was not qualified.
N.B.A. Owners Set a July 31 Restart, All in Florida

N.B.A. Owners Set a July 31 Restart, All in Florida

The proposal approved by team owners will next go to the players’ union. The 22 teams would initially play eight games each to help determine the playoff field of 16.
Murkowski Endorses Mattis’s Criticism of Trump, Calling it ‘Necessary and Overdue’

Murkowski Endorses Mattis’s Criticism of Trump, Calling it ‘Necessary and Overdue’

The senator suggested the former defense secretary’s scathing remarks might be a tipping point, prodding other Republicans to go public with longstanding concerns about President Trump.
Despite Virus, Hundreds Arrested in Unrest Are Held in Cramped Jails

Despite Virus, Hundreds Arrested in Unrest Are Held in Cramped Jails

A flood of arrests during looting and clashes with police have caused a backlog in New York City’s courts, forcing many to wait for more than 24 hours before seeing a judge.
At George Floyd Memorial, an Anguished Call for Change

At George Floyd Memorial, an Anguished Call for Change

Flanked by the family of Mr. Floyd, the Rev. Al Sharpton said, “It’s time to stand up and say, ‘Get your knee off our necks.’”
De Blasio Denounced After Police Forcefully Clash With Protesters

De Blasio Denounced After Police Forcefully Clash With Protesters

The mayor drew jeers at a memorial for George Floyd in Brooklyn the day after the police aggressively enforced an 8 p.m. curfew.
George Floyd Updates: 10th Night of Protest Follows Somber Memorial

George Floyd Updates: 10th Night of Protest Follows Somber Memorial

Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets across the nation, marching over the Brooklyn Bridge and gathering outside City Hall in Seattle.
For Some Minority-Owned Businesses, Their Lenders Are Now Their Defenders

For Some Minority-Owned Businesses, Their Lenders Are Now Their Defenders

Black- and Latino-owned businesses have suffered damage from vandals and arsonists on the fringes of the protests over police brutality. Non-bank community lenders are out to protect them.
Bishop Budde: Trump’s Visit to St. John’s Church Outraged Me

Bishop Budde: Trump’s Visit to St. John’s Church Outraged Me

While the president cloaks himself in spiritual authority, he preaches the antithesis.
Why Michael Eric Dyson Would Demote ‘Heart of Darkness’ From the Canon

Why Michael Eric Dyson Would Demote ‘Heart of Darkness’ From the Canon

“It’s done so much damage in fashioning savage notions of Africa.”

The French Artist Who Saw the Pandemic Coming

Six years before the coronavirus, Neïl Beloufa imagined a global outbreak of disease and digital bewilderment. “Screen Talk,” his new project, erases the line between fiction and real life.
Oregon Chardonnay Escapes the Buttery Clichés

Oregon Chardonnay Escapes the Buttery Clichés

The oaky, buttery wines can come from anywhere. But the Willamette Valley, without the tyranny of past fashions, opts for lively and transparent.
Russia Declares Emergency After Arctic Oil Spill

Russia Declares Emergency After Arctic Oil Spill

The leak of more than 20,000 tons of diesel in Siberia, said to be one of the country’s worst such accidents, turned a river crimson and was heading for the ocean.
6 Things to Do at Home This Weekend

6 Things to Do at Home This Weekend

Our culture writers offer suggestions for what to watch or listen to while we’re housebound.
Rafael Nadal Not Yet Ready to Travel for U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal Not Yet Ready to Travel for U.S. Open

“If you ask me today if I want to travel today to New York to play a tennis tournament, I will say no, I will not.”
The Damage Trump Has Done This Week Extends Far Beyond America’s Borders

The Damage Trump Has Done This Week Extends Far Beyond America’s Borders

Sixty-three years ago, American troops were deployed to quell racial unrest. It made this country a better place.
What Time Is the George Floyd Funeral?

What Time Is the George Floyd Funeral?

At a time when funeral gatherings are rare because of the coronavirus, a memorial service will honor the man who died in police custody. The Rev. Al Sharpton will give the eulogy.
For the Deaf, Social Distancing Can Mean Social Isolation

For the Deaf, Social Distancing Can Mean Social Isolation

Masks, enforced social distance and other public health measures intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus pose unique challenges to the 37 million American adults with impaired hearing.