Not Charging The White Officers Who Killed Alton Sterling Is A Travesty

By Colleen Kane Gielskie, -

On March 27, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that his office would not bring criminal charges against the two police officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling as he lay pinned [...]

Alton Sterling’s Family Demands Action From Baton Rouge Officials

By David Lohr, -

By David Lohr for The Huffington Post - Alton Sterling’s frustrated family members and their supporters confronted Baton Rouge officials this week, demanding an update in the nearly 3-month-old [...]

I Can’t Watch Another Police Killing

By Joshua Serrano, -

By Joshua Serrano for Other Worlds - Philando Castile and Alton Sterling became the latest black Americans to turn into Twitter hashtags when videos of their deaths at the hands of police [...]

From Dred Scott To Alton Sterling: Still Second Class Citizens

By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson, -

By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson for Other Worlds - When I heard about the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, I thought back to another name etched into American history: Dred [...]

Baton Rouge: “Put Those Damn Weapons Down!”

By Bill Quigley, -

By Bill Quigley. for Popular Resistance - “Put those damn weapons down. I'm not going to tell you again, goddamn it. Get those goddamn weapons down.” That was the first command of one of [...]

Man Who Posted Alton Sterling Shooting Video Arrested 24 Hours Later

By Carlos Miller, -

By Carlos Miller for PINAC - The man who made the video of the Alton Sterling shooting death go viral, one of two brutal videos from two states that sparked a national outrage and led to the [...]

Store Owner Witness To Sterling Killing Video Equipment Taken, Detained

By Zack Kopplin, -

By Zack Kopplin for The Daily Beast - BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — The owner of the convenience store where Alton Sterling was killed last week by cops alleges in a lawsuit that police stole [...]

Following Horrific Violence, Something More Is Required Of Us

By Michelle Alexander, -

By Michelle Alexander for Moyers and Company - I have struggled to find words to express what I thought and felt as I watched the videos of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile being killed by the [...]

How Protesters Actually Helped The Dallas Police

By Tom Cahill, -

By Tom Cahill for US Uncut. Black Lives Matter protesters had been working with local police from the early stages of planning the march, and the demonstration was completely peaceful. In one [...]

Thousands March On U.S. Capitol Following Police Shootings

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC–The shootings of two Black men by police caught on cell phone video prompted thousands to protest at the White House and Capitol building on [...]

Why Alton Sterling And Philando Castile Are Dead

By Kai Wright, -

By Kai Wright for The Nation - Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are dead, joining a long roll call of black people killed by officials acting in the name of public safety. And so the nation [...]