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The latest on two separate fatal shootings of black men by white cops…

Two fatal police shootings in two days of black men by white police officers is raising concerning nationally once again on the over use of force by police on minorities. The graphic and disturbing aftermath of the shooting death of 32 year old Philando Castile during a traffic stop was live streamed by his girlfriend who was in the car with him.

We now know who called 911 in the Baton Rouge, La police shooting…

Baton Rouge, Louisiana officials now say a homeless man is the person who called police to the convenience store where 37 year old Alton Sterling was shot & killed while selling CD’s. The store owner has come forward to say he never heard Sterling threaten the police or reach for a weapon.

DC Firefighter in trouble for post made about Sterling police shooting death…

The Sterling shooting has gotten a local DC Firefighter in trouble for posting was some say are threats against law enforcement. Norman Brooks has been placed on administrative leave.

One charge is dropped against 4th police officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death…

In Baltimore one misconduct charge has been dropped against Lt. Brian Rice. Opening statements began this morning for the 4th officer charged with the death of Freddie Gray.

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