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Alton Sterling

  1. police shootings
    Baton Rouge Cop Who Shot Alton Sterling Fired, Body-Cam Footage Finally ReleasedIn the disturbing videos, officer Blane Salamoni is shown immediately threatening to shoot Sterling in the head.
  2. Officers Won’t be Charged in Death of Alton SterlingWhat has become a predictable outcome in police-shooting cases.
  3. alton sterling
    Feds Say Evidence ‘Insufficient’ to Charge Officers in Alton Sterling CaseThe Justice Department officially said Wednesday it will not charge the two cops who fatally shot the 37-year-old black Baton Rouge man in 2016.
  4. Justice Department Declines to Bring Charges in Alton Sterling ShootingThe video of police officers shooting Sterling dead sparked unrest in Baton Rouge last year.
  5. chat room
    Common on His New Album and Why He Doesn’t Like to Watch His Own Music Video“I reached a point where I’m no longer trying to be the best MC of this era.”
  6. videology
    Watch Common’s ‘Black America Again’ VideoIt opens with footage of Alton Sterling’s murder.
  7. Officials Break Up Alleged Plot to Kill Baton Rouge Police OfficersAt least one suspect allegedly told police they were responding to Alton Sterling’s death.
  8. the national interest
    Black Lives Matter and the Ideology of White BacklashRevealing diatribes on the aggrieved right.
  9. black lives matter
    The Baton Rouge Black Lives Matter Protest in One Powerful PhotoThe woman stood her ground and even looked serene as officers handcuffed her.
  10. black lives matter
    Hundreds Arrested As Black Lives Matter Protests Continue NationwideDemonstrations over the weekend left officers injured and activists complaining that the police response was overly aggressive.
  11. race
    What to Do When They Don’t Want You to ExistMinorities are fighting for their lives.
  12. Celebrities Pay Tribute to Sterling, CastileWith powerful songs, moments of silence, and calls to action.
  13. the national interest
    It Is Not 1968Murders by and of police conceal a country more unified than it appears.
  14. black lives matter
    Kim Kardashian on Black Lives Matter: ‘Hashtags Are Not Enough’“I want my children to grow up knowing that their lives matter.”
  15. beyhive
    Beyoncé’s Letter About Police Brutality Crashed the Congressional WebsiteBehold, the power of The Queen.
  16. police brutality
    Beyoncé Writes Note Condemning Police BrutalityShe’s urging people to contact their local governments and demand change.
  17. police brutality
    Beyoncé Writes Note Condemning Police BrutalityShe’s urging people to contact their local governments and demand change.
  18. last night on late night
    Watch Larry Wilmore on Alton Sterling’s Death“No matter what his crimes were, Alton Sterling did not deserve to be executed for it.”
  19. alton sterling
    Issa Rae Raised More Than $200,000 for Alton Sterling’s Family in Just 9 HoursAlton Sterling was killed by police on Tuesday, leaving behind five children.
  20. black lives matter
    Second Video Suggests Alton Sterling Was Not Holding Gun During Police ShootingNational leaders, including Hillary Clinton, said they were disturbed by yet another police shooting of a black man.
  21. police brutality
    Drake Writes Message About Alton Sterling Death“No one begins their life as a hashtag. Yet the trend of being reduced to one continues.”
  22. black lives matter
    Alton Sterling Police Shooting Sparks ProtestVideo showing police shooting Sterling while he was on the ground sparked protests.