5 innocent black people killed by the police and denied justice after their brutal murders

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Aug 20, 2019 at 12:11pm

August 20, 2019 at 12:11 pm | Opinions & Features

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

August 20, 2019 at 12:11 pm | Opinions & Features

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Alton Sterling: NO CHARGES for the officers

Alton Sterling was shot dead at close range by two policemen in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The police officers, in an attempt to control Sterling’s arms, shot him after reportedly reaching for the gun in his pocket.

His death sparked outrage and protests in Baton Rouge and further investigation by the US Department of Justice. However, in May 2017, the Department of Justice decided not to file criminal charges against the officers stating that they acted in a “reasonable and justifiable manner”

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