The Matter of a Mural

Activists began painting “Black Lives Matter” on the street in front of Austin-East High School without waiting to get a permit.

Police and Policing the Police

Amid tensions over law enforcement, the city’s Police Advisory & Review Committee discusses changes already made and proposals for reform.

Hope on a Holiday

Amid social unrest, Juneteenth is a time for many in Knoxville to celebrate emancipation while working toward equality.

Reform Recommendations

After a series of protests, Knox County Democrats have presented a list of criminal justice policy changes to city officials.

Taking It to the Streets

Black Lives Matter march 6-5-20

The largest local demonstration yet in the wake of George Floyd’s death brought more than 1,500 people to march from World’s Fair Park to Market Square.