Family and attorneys see "brutal treatment" meted out to 28-year-old Irvo Otieno in footage, a case that marks the latest example of a Black man's in-custody death in America.
Officers in American city use dangerous neck restraints, allow police dogs to continue biting people after they surrender, film themselves insulting people with disabilities and describe Black people as "monkeys", says Justice Department.
Black man Nichols will be eulogised by Reverend Al Sharpton while family members of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, who were killed by police in Louisville, Kentucky, and Minneapolis in 2020, will also attend funeral.
Anderson, 31, relative of Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors, is seen in police footage pleading "they're trying to George Floyd me ... they're trying to kill me" as Los Angeles officers use a Taser on him multiple times.
The fired officer is expected to be sentenced to three-and-half years in prison for manslaughter. Two other former police officers have been convicted in the same case.
Nine military bases being renamed by 2024 are located in Southern states that seceded from US and formed the Confederacy, which lost the 1861-1865 Civil War.
Family of Donovan Lewis, who was in bed when he was shot dead in Ohio state, says it plans to file a suit, while activists call for protest rallies to demand justice for the 20-year-old African American.
The decision comes despite recent revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and the 87-year-old Carolyn Bryant Donham’s unpublished memoir.
Video shows eight police officers in Akron city were involved in a shooting that killed an unarmed Black man whose body was found with some 60 gunshot wounds after he fled a traffic stop last week.
Events started on Friday and continued through Sunday featuring concerts at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, freedom walks in Galveston, Texas, and jazz music in New York City's Harlem neighborhood.
"This was not a riot, it was a massacre," says US President Biden as he marks the 101st anniversary of the mass killings of some 300 Black people by white mobs in Tulsa city of Oklahoma state.
"Four hundred years of discrimination has resulted in an enormous and persistent wealth gap between Black and white Americans," says 500-page report detailing US state’s role in perpetuating discrimination against African Americans.
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