Alton Sterling shooting

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Why the officers fired for the George Floyd killing could ultimately get their jobs back
Officers in the US are frequently rehired after termination for misconduct – and it increases the likelihood of abuse and killings by police, experts say

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

28, May, 2020 @2:19 PM

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Police officer who killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge is fired
Police chief says decision to remove Blake Salamoni over 2016 shooting is ‘based on the facts of the case’ not emotions or politics

Jamiles Lartey in New Orleans and agencies

31, Mar, 2018 @12:14 AM

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Alton Sterling shooting: lack of charges prompts sadness but not surprise
Outside the Triple S in Baton Rouge, where Sterling was killed in July 2016, local residents say ‘we already knew the verdict’

Jamiles Lartey in Baton Rouge

28, Mar, 2018 @5:24 PM

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Alton Sterling shooting: two police officers will not be charged with any crime
Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II won’t be charged for incident that occured in July of 2016 that sparked unrest throughout Baton Rouge

Jamiles Lartey in New Orleans

27, Mar, 2018 @5:41 PM

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Justice department won't charge white officers in killing of Alton Sterling
Fatal shooting of the 37-year-old black man in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was caught on video and led to widespread protests

Oliver Laughland

02, May, 2017 @11:30 PM

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Beyoncé to Black Mirror; the culture that defines 2016
How better to make sense of this turbulent year than through the art and literature it has produced? Our critics choose the works that sum up the last 12 months

Archie Bland, Michael Billington, Peter Bradshaw, Daphne A Brooks, Tom Holland, Jonathan Jones, Justine Jordan, Brian Logan, Sean O'Hagan and Simon Parkin

30, Dec, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson files suit against Baton Rouge
Suit accuses police of using a ‘militarized and aggressive manner’ in arresting Mckesson and 200 others during protests following Alton Sterling’s death

Matthew Teague

04, Aug, 2016 @8:23 PM

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Will black people ever feel safe around police? I doubt it | Jamilah Lemieux
Charles Kinsey was shot in the leg as he lay unarmed with his hands up in the street. But Tamir Rice’s death didn’t cause changes, so I doubt this will either

Jamilah Lemieux

21, Jul, 2016 @7:29 PM

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The second amendment is a recipe for police killings | Michael Wood
The constitution lets Americans bear arms to fight against state tyranny. I know from experience that this leaves police vulnerable – and on edge

Michael Wood

18, Jul, 2016 @6:28 PM

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Obama condemns Baton Rouge, but what about the victims of police violence? | Steven W Thrasher
The president eulogises slain officers, but not those killed by police. He needs to address the key issue – the systematic killing of black people

Steven W Thrasher

18, Jul, 2016 @9:30 AM

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'On this side of town they harass you': the Baton Rouge where Alton Sterling died
There are two sides to Louisiana’s second-largest city where the father was killed by police as the mostly black north seems a world away from the whiter south

Jesse Hardman in Baton Rouge

17, Jul, 2016 @2:45 PM

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Obama has failed victims of racism and police brutality | Cornel West
The president and his cheerleaders refused to engage deeply with systemic problems facing our country. That came back to haunt America last week

Cornel West

14, Jul, 2016 @3:12 PM

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