Federal legislation would provide resources for schools to hire counselors, health professionals instead of police
“It’s important for Black women to leverage our vote, our leadership and our voices,” said Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP).
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act has passed the House, but it awaits a Senate vote. The BREATHE Act, endorsed by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, has yet to be introduced. Here's what the bills do.
Some supporters recognize that while this is a watershed moment in the police reform fight, work must continue when it comes to implementation and enforcement of the laws.
Attorney Ben Crump brings loved ones together as trial continues for ex-officer accused in Floyd’s Death.
The police reform bill now moves to Senate.
“Berkeley is not immune from our nation’s reckoning with systemic racism.” -Mayor Jesse Arreguín
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed two pieces of police reform legislation into law, including one that would require officers to hand over their previous job records.
The California Senator is expressing frustration over what she calls a "hollow" attempt at police reform.
Civil rights leaders are said to be outraged by the decision.
Mitch McConnell asked Tim Scott, the only Black Senate Republican, to help craft police reform legislation amid national outrage over George Floyd's death.