Nakia Jones' passionate reaction to the depraved killing of Alton Sterling has over two million views on Facebook with 144,783 shares. Jones, an officer at the Warrensville Heights Police Department in Ohio, uploaded the live broadcast after watching cell phone footage of Sterling being tackled to the ground by two cops then shot in the chest while he lay restrained.
We opened the phone lines to get Baltimore's reaction and the first person who called in was a black Baltimore police officer...
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
Nakia Jones is a Cleveland police officer with the Warrensville Heights Police Department.
Clinton praised the Department of Justice for opening a civil rights investigation into the Sterling shooting and stressed the need to reform police forces.
Drizzy penned an emotional letter about the death of Alton Sterling.
"Can we get a scholarship fund going 4 #AltonSterling's son/kids?" she tweeted Wednesday (July 6).
It hasn’t even been 24 hours since I saw the videos of Alton Sterling getting gunned down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and there’s already another hashtag making it’s way around social media. #PhilandoCastile was shot at (by an officer in Minnesota). According to Castile’s girlfriend, he was reaching for his wallet to pull out his […]
It hasn’t even been 24 hours since I saw the videos of Alton Sterling getting gunned down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and there’s already another hashtag making it’s way around social media. I could barely get through tonight’s show, because all I could think about was what’s going on in our world. Something’s gotta give. […]
In the newly released video, an officer can be seen pulling an object out of Sterling's pocket after he was shot multiple times. It's unclear if the object is a firearm.
The image of Alton's 15-year-old son, Cameron, breaking down as he stood next to his mother at a Wednesday press conference will be ingrained in our memory for ages.
The two officers -- Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II -- were placed on administrative leave following the shooting. Lake previously discharged his weapon in the line of duty.