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Baton Rouge Police Chief Apologizes For Hiring Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling

"The actions and the character of Salamoni do not reflect how BRPD operates as an organization.

Louisiana Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling Fired From Baton Rouge Police Department

The Louisiana cop who shot and killed Alton Sterling has been fired, effective immediately, Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul announced at a news conference Friday…

White House Calls Police Shootings Of African Americans A “Local Matter”

On Wednesday (March 28) White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the shooting of African-Americans by law enforcement is a “local matter” and should be handled by…

Louisiana Attorney General Will Not Charge Officers For The Death Of Alton Sterling

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has decided not to file charges against two Baton Rouge police officers involved in the July 2016 shooting death of Alton…

Alton Sterling’s Family Readies Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Baton Rouge Police Department

Alton Sterling’s family continues their fight for justice in the shooting death of the patriarch. According to the Associated Press, Sterling’s family filed a wrongful…

Alton Sterling’s Aunt Speaks On Verdict: “It’s Like, We Waited All This Time For Nothing”

It’s been 10 months since the shooting death of Baton Rouge’s Alton Sterling. On July 5, 2016, the 37-year-old was gunned down by a police officer outside of a Triple S…

Louisiana Cops Who Killed Alton Sterling Will Not Face Charges

The officers involved in the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling will not face criminal charges. According to the Washington Post, the U.S. Department of Justice has…

Minnesota Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile

On Monday, (Feb. 27) Jeronimo Yanez pled not guilty to manslaughter and a host of other charges related to the fatal shooting of Philando Castile. According to the…

Ten Years After Losing Sean Bell, Nicole Paultre-Bell Is More Than Strong… She’s Happy

There was an unexpected sting in the air on the November afternoon Nicole Paultre-Bell visited the VIBE offices. After a few days of comfortable 55, 60-degree weather…