The April 12 police killing of Black teenager Anthony Thompson Jr. inside of a bathroom at Knoxville’s Austin-East Magnet High..
City and county seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States
Knoxville is a city in, and the county seat of, Knox County in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of July 1, 2019, Knoxville's population was 187,603, making it the largest city in the East Tennessee Grand Division, and the state’s overall third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 869,046 in 2019.