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Officers pepper sprayed and tasered protesters as they remembered Sterling, who was killed by a White cop one year ago.

Alton Sterling's children claim their father's death was part of a racist pattern of police lethal force against Blacks.

Michael Eric Dyson explains why his new book is so vital in our current political, racial and social climate.

Baton Rouge celebrates the election of its first Black female mayor. Sharon Weston Broome faces the daunting task of healing the city's racial wounds.

President Barack Obama visited the state of Louisiana on Tuesday to survey the unprecedented flood damage after much criticism from local and national authorities for not ending his vacation early.

Tesfaye joins a large group of celebrities who have recently spoken out.

In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.

The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.

Officers said they responded with gunfire after the patient was unresponsive to their calls to get down, and loaded what they thought was a gun. They fired three shots, one of them hitting Kinsey in the leg. The gun turned out to be a toy car.

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.

The organization also approved legislation regarding how to properly train eyewitnesses in recording police involved shootings using a cell phone; many of the incidents that made national headlines involving Black men and police were captured on a cell phone camera.