The 25-year-old Arbery was shot and killed after he was pursued by two of the men, who saw him running in their neighborhood in Brunswick, Ga., on Feb. 23, 2020. The third man filmed the encounter.
Executives pledged to make diversity a priority, but the past year has highlighted how difficult it is to implement change in corporate America.
Racial justice protesters and many who stormed the U.S. Capitol are being charged with civil disorder, under the 1968 Civil Obedience Act. Some argue that the law is unconstitutional.
The new program, which aims to address harms suffered by Black residents due to the city's discriminatory housing policies, is part of a larger reparations fund established in 2019.
The Boston Globe and Boston University Center for Antiracist Research are launching The Emancipator, a news platform named after a 19th century abolitionist newspaper and dedicated to racial justice.
This year the beloved holiday comes on the heels of a national movement demanding racial justice. One Native American leader says that "people want to resolve the burdens of our history."
Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin said it will begin Friday, 10 p.m. and continue through Saturday, 5 a.m., citing the need to keep events under control, as the city braces for protests against police brutality.
As the U.S. faces a fight for racial justice in the aftermath of police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, some Black Americans are considering how they can best protect themselves.
"I was reassured Wednesday of why I have no faith in the legal system, in the police, in the law," Tamika Palmer said in a statement. "They are not made to protect us Black and brown people."
The demands by student activists face what could be an insurmountable obstacle: security fears in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting.