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Ieshia Evans, 35, is a nurse practitioner and a mom to a 5-year-old boy, who posted on Facebook upon her release from jail: "This is the work of God."

July 11 2016 6:35 PM

Baton Rouge police jailed the out Black Lives Matter activist after protesting the death of Alton Sterling.

July 10 2016 5:32 PM

When will America admit police brutality is a problem? 

July 08 2016 6:58 PM

Outrage over a Black Lives Matter protest halting a Toronto Pride parade came just days before the shootings have left the nation shocked again.

July 07 2016 2:26 PM

This report contains graphic video of the shooting of Alton Sterling by a Baton Rouge police officer. His partner reportedly pulled a gun from the 37-year-old's pants pocket. 

July 07 2016 5:58 AM

An emotional vigil to remember the 37-year-old black man shot dead by white police officers was followed by a march and demonstrations in Louisiana's capital city.

July 07 2016 5:00 AM

Gov. John Bel Edwards called video showing police scuffling and shooting Alton Sterling “disturbing.”

July 07 2016 1:03 AM
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