In Evanston, Illinois, up to $25,000 per eligible resident for housing will be distributed this year, ABC News reports.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The white Columbus police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man last week has been terminated, according to leaders with the local Fraternal Order of Police.
TOPEKA — A commission tasked with examining race-related issues in Kansas is urging lawmakers to consider changes to police officer training, a ban on no-knock warrants and increased data collection by law enforcement.
Vandals tore down a Black Lives Matter banner and sign from two historic Black churches in downtown Washington and set the banner ablaze as nighttime clashes Saturday between pro-Donald Trump supporters and counterdemonstrators erupted into violence and arrests.
Newly mounted license plate readers at 35 intersections in Wichita have produced “incredible results” in the first week or so, says one police officer. But some lawmakers say we need to watch out for violations of privacy and civil rights. Read the slides for the full story.
Kansas’ Ad Hoc Pretrial Justice Task Force has been looking at ways to improve the state’s pretrial detention program. Its report will be released soon. Currently, 53% of county jail detainees haven’t been convicted - they just can’t afford bond or out-of-court supervision before trial.
Protesters say the recent social justice protests may have reignited the push for a new trial, but their support of Albert Wilson has never wavered.
The Black Lives Matter movement isn't named in any of the 120 statewide ballot measures up for a vote on Nov. 3. But this year's nationwide protests over police brutality and racial injustice are major factors in the campaigns in several states for measures with distinctive racial themes.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, African-American children, children in urban districts, and children born in poverty are at the highest risk of dropping out of school. Those who drop out report a low sense of belonging and engagement in school.
The number of Missouri deaths from COVID-19 reported since Jan. 1 has exceeded the number reported during 2020.
The team behind the redesign of Chester I. Lewis Reflection Square Park has released conceptual plans for the new park this week. The park will serve as an entryway to the new Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine School while highlighting the life and legacy of one of Wichita's most promin…