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Philando Castile & Alton Sterling’s Killings Show An Indifferent System For Black Gun Owners

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Four years ago, two deaths sent shockwaves — and outrage — through the United States. On July 5, 2016, Alton Sterling was killed by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana outside a store where he was selling CDs. One day later, on July 6, Philando Castile was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in St. Paul, Minnesota while his girlfriend and young child were in the car. There were many similarities between the cases, aside from the dates of their occurrence. Namely, both men were legally carrying guns on them at the time of their deaths, though neither were brandishing their weapons or threatening police with them. And neither of their killers were held accountable.

Delbert Africa, longtime MOVE member recently released from prison, has died

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Delbert Africa, a longtime member of the Black liberation group MOVE, has died. Africa, 74, was one of nine members of the organization that were imprisoned on third-degree murder charges following an August 1978 armed standoff with Philadelphia police that left an officer dead and more than a dozen others injured.

Video Footage Shows Rayshard Brooks’ Final Moments Before Police Shot & Killed Him

Video Footage Shows Rayshard Brooks’ Final Moments Before Police Shot & Killed Him

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Another wave of protests condemning police brutality against Black men and women occurred over the weekend following the Friday night death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, Georgia, who was killed by two white police officers. Brooks, who was a young father, was shot and killed in a Wendy’s parking lot after being pulled over.

What You Need To Know About Riah Milton And Dominique Fells, The Black Transgender Women Murdered This Week

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As Black Lives Matter protests continued across the U.S. and the world this week, two Black transgender women were killed within a 24-hour period. Riah Milton of Liberty Township, Ohio was shot several times during a robbery attempt on Tuesday, and Dominique Rem’mie Fells’s remains were found alongside the Schuylkill River in the Bartam’s Garden area of Philadelphia Monday night.

A Florida ‘Karen’ called the police on a solo Black Lives Matter protester standing completely alone on a street corner

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Just after 6 p.m. on Sunday, Shane Meyers was staging a peaceful, one-man protest in the affluent white suburb of Wellington, Florida when indie rapper AngieonMars spotted him on the corner of Forest Hill Blvd and U.S. route 441 with a sign that read “black lives f-cking matter.”