Maryland governor pardons 34 victims of racial lynching

Maryland’s governor on Saturday posthumously pardoned 34 victims of racial lynching in the state dating between 1854 and 1933, saying they were denied legal due process against the allegations they faced. It was a first-of-its-kind pardon by a governor of a U.S.

George Floyd mural in Texas defaced with racial slur

A George Floyd mural in Houston was defaced with a racial slur Thursday just days after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in his death, authorities said. The slur was tagged with graffiti and said the “lives don’t matter,” according to reports. Houston Police Chief Troy Finner