Sterling’s aunt Sandra Sterling referred to the Justice Department’s reported decision as “crazy.” The U.S. Department of Justice will announce as soon as May 3 that there will be no filing of charges against the two officers who fatally shot Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana last summer, reports ABC News. From ABC News: […]
Legendary Emmy award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield is one of the stars in Greenleaf, airing on OWN on Wednesday nights. She’s from Baton Rouge and on a recent visit home, spoke to the Aunt of Alton Sterling. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role in Greenleaf, how her hometown is recovering since […]
The announcement was made on Saturday afternoon by Lisa Borders, the WNBA’s president. In an effort to stand behind players who decide to speak on social justice issues, the WNBA announced plans to rescind the $500 fines against players from the New York Liberty, Indiana Fever, and the Phoenix Mercury, according to NBC News. League […]
The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, were fined $5,000, while players were fined $500 each for wearing black Adidas shirts, according to ESPN.
Cameron Sterling told supporters he wants the country to unite in these troubling times. Cameron Sterling, the 15-year-old son of Alton Sterling, has a heavy week ahead of him. On Friday, he will bury his dad, who was fatally shot while selling CDs outside of a Baton Rouge convenience store. At a Wednesday afternoon press […]
Muflahi was one of two people to come forward with footage of Sterling's shooting last Tuesday. The store owner released his video exclusively to The Daily Beast on Wednesday. Since Sterling's death, a man he considered a friend, problems have mounted for the Triple S Mart owner.
Judge Glenda Hatchett, best known for her television court show Judge Hatchett, will handle legal matters for the family of Philando Castile.
CLEVELAND, Ohio– A group organized a ‘Solidarity March for Justice’ following the police-involved shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. The group #organizeCLE marched through the streets of Cleveland this afternoon to protest the killings of Sterling and Castile. Their deaths have sparked days of protest across the country. Hundreds of people were arrested over the weekend in New York, […]