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‘Stop This Killing!’ Aunt of Alton Sterling Pleads After Three More Police Killed in Baton Rouge

By Staff


altonsterlingvideo-stopthiskilling( – America was still mourning the ambush-style killing of four Dallas police officers Sunday, July 17, when the news hit that three more police officers were killed in yet another ambush. This time in Baton Rouge.

The killings of seven police officers – by two apparently lone Black vigilantes – came amidst intense protests following the videotaped apparently senseless police killings of Black citizens Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge and Philando Castile of Falcon Heights, Minn. The breaking news of three more police killings on Sunday – despite pleas for peace coming from President Obama, civil rights leaders, politicians and others – has exacerbated community and police tension and fears, causing a Sterling family member to tearfully plead for peace.

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