The news of Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of police officers continues to rock the country with sadness, anger, frustration and outrage. However, actress Issa Rae proves that some good can come out of horrible situations, as the actress has raised an enormous amount of money for Sterling’s family in just a short time. […]
A mayoral hopeful joins the chorus of critics who say Baton Rouge's mayor mishandled the aftermath of the Alton Sterling shooting. But Mayor Holder came out swinging at his critics.
Many Blacks feel they don’t receive enough support for racially charged issues. White coworkers can be left feeling unsure of what to say or do to provide comfort and avoid confrontation. Here’s what our White coworkers can do to be an ally without stirring the pot.
President Obama released a statement on the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, calling the callous killings "tragedies" in a lengthy Facebook post.
It seems impossible to scroll through your Facebook timeline, Twitter feed, and news alerts without being bombarded with images of Black and brown men, women and even children being murdered in cold blood at the hands of police all over the country.
Roland Martin speaks with Erica Campbell about the death of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Martin believes that certain cops don’t know how to deescalate and control certain situations. Martin insists that what we’re dealing with is certain officers doing what they want to do because they are only penalized civilly not criminally. He […]
Nakia Jones' passionate reaction to the depraved killing of Alton Sterling has over two million views on Facebook with 144,783 shares. Jones, an officer at the Warrensville Heights Police Department in Ohio, uploaded the live broadcast after watching cell phone footage of Sterling being tackled to the ground by two cops then shot in the chest while he lay restrained.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
Nakia Jones is a Cleveland police officer with the Warrensville Heights Police Department.