PM Stories

The Double Standard of the American Riot Kellie Carter Jackson, The Atlantic

The Minneapolis Uprising in Context Elizabeth Hinton, Boston Review

The Police Can Still Choose Nonviolence David A. Graham, The Atlantic

Facing Protests Over Use of Force, Police Respond With More Force Shaila Dewan and Mike Baker, New York Times

Nation’s Cops Seem Determined To Demonstrate Why People Are Protesting Them in the First Place Eric Boehm, Reason

Why So Many Police Are Handling the Protests Wrong Maggie Koerth and Jamiles Lartey, The Marshall Project

The Law-Enforcement Abuses That Don’t Bother Trump Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes, The Atlantic

Trump threatens military action to quell protests, and the law would let him do it Matt Zapotosky, Washington Post

Protesters Dispersed With Tear Gas So Trump Could Pose at Church Katie Rogers, New York Times

Cops Are Always the Main Characters Kathryn VanArendonk, New York Magazine

Police Arrested Fewer People During Coronavirus Shutdowns – Even Fewer Were White Weihua Li, The Marshall Project

Thousands of immigrants are stuck in ICE centers. Getting out depends on the judge Andrea Castillo, Los Angeles Times

Avenal State Prison now has the largest coronavirus outbreak of any prison in California Marie Edinger, Fox 26 News

Utah State Prison reports first COVID-19 case Ben Winslow, Fox 13 News

Spokane County considers using federal coronavirus relief money to increase jail capacity with temporary structures (Washington) Rebecca White, Spokane Spokesman-Review

AM Stories

An American Uprising David Remnick, The New Yorker

Destructive Power of Despair Charles M. Blow, New York Times

Police turn more aggressive against protesters and bystanders alike, adding to disorder David A. Fahrenthold and Devlin Barrett, Washington Post

When Police View Citizens as Enemies Nick Baumann, The Atlantic

‘Sometimes peaceful is not enough’: LA protesters explain why they hit the streets Dakota Smith, Emily Baumgaertner, and Leila Miller, Los Angeles Times

Symbol of NYC Unrest: A Burning Police Car Azi Paybarah and Nikita Stewart, New York Times

As Police Attack Protesters in Minneapolis, Speculations About “Outsiders” Draw on Fraught History Mara Hvistendahl, The Intercept

The Deep Roots Of Louisville’s Rage Over The Police Killing Of Breonna Taylor Travis Waldron, Huffington Post

In Some Cities, Police Officers Joined Protesters Marching Against Brutality Lisette Voytko, Forbes

In George Floyd’s Death, a Police Technique Results in a Too-Familiar Tragedy  Neil MacFarquhar, New York Times

8 minutes, 46 seconds and ‘inherently dangerous’: What’s in the criminal complaint in the George Floyd case Grace Hauck and Jordan Culver, USA Today  

Officer charged in George Floyd’s death used fatal force before and had history of complaints Derek Hawkins, Washington Post

The Police Don’t Change Joel Anderson, Slate

The answer to police violence is not ‘reform.’ It’s defunding. Here’s why Alex S. Vitale, The Guardian

‘Riots,’ ‘violence,’ ‘looting’: Words matter when talking about race and unrest, experts say Alia E. Dastagir, USA Today