How George Floyd Was Killed in Police Custody

The New York Times investigates the final minutes of George Floyd, a Minneapolis resident killed after going out to buy a pack of cigarettes. Four police officers in the video have been charged with crimes related to his death.

Ahmaud Arbery’s Final Minutes

Using security footage, cellphone video, 911 calls and police reports, The New York Times has reconstructed the 12 minutes before Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead in Georgia on Feb. 23. He ended up trapped between two vehicles.

Drowning by Sunrise

On March 8, Damain Martin drowned in a canal near Sunrise, Florida. Martin, who was 16 years old, was trying to escape the police officers who had spotted him and a group of friends in a car that was reported…

How Black Americans were robbed of their land

Over the course of the 20th century, black Americans have lost approximately 12 million acres of land. This mass land dispossession—a war waged by deed of title, which has affected 98 percent of black farmers—can only be called theft, says…

#MeToo Is Changing How Sex is Simulated on Set

The growing demand for more ethical practices across the entertainment industry has paved the way for a new profession: intimacy directors. “There are no actual sexual acts that happen on set,” says Alicia Rodis, an intimacy coordinator for HBO who…

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