The mother of the son of a black man killed by white Louisiana police officers said Friday she grieved with the families of five police officers killed in Dallas during a protest over police shootings, adding she was now "walking a mile with them".
On Tuesday in Baton Rouge, La., Alton Sterling, 37, was shot and killed by police outside of the Triple S convenience store, where he was selling CDs.
The following day another video - which was live streamed on Facebook - claimed to show the aftermath of police shooting Philando Castile in his vehicle in Minnesota. Nakia Jones, an officer with Ohio's Warrensville Police Department, posted a video on Facebook yesterday decrying her racist fellow officers, and demanding that prejudiced officers "take the uniform off and put the KKK hoodie on".
After the shootings of police officers in Dallas, McMillon said she hoped the Baton Rouge protests would remain peaceful.
Richard Carbo, spokesman for Gov. Edwards, said the US attorney's office in Baton Rouge will look into not only whether civil rights were violated, but also any other violations of state and federal law. Mass protests have already begun in Baton Rouge.
"From what I saw. on the video, it's an outrage", said Stepney, who is pastor of Fulfilled Promise on Bledsoe Street. "I don't think it would have".
The Washington Post said Castile was at least the 506th person and 123rd black American shot and killed by police so far in 2016, according to a database it has set up to track such deaths.
The investigations are ongoing and we'll have to wait for their findings to understand what really happened in these tragic events. "I don't know what we are going to do without her the only thing I can say is that her kids will know how much she loved them". "But you also told them the police are not your friends".
Many people described feeling exhausted. Some hailed the videos as proof that the treatment of blacks by police no longer can be ignored, while others saw the deaths as numbingly normal. He's urging local policing agencies to implement the Justice Department's recommendations.
Diana Powell, director of N.C. Justice Served, a statewide organization that mentors young people in county jails, said that with the Louisiana and Minnesota shootings "and all the others, somebody is trying to send us a message".
Zendaya tweeted: "How many more times must this happen for us to matter?"
In Atlanta, Randall Vaughn, 53, a barbershop owner, said after cutting the hair of a police officer: "I deal on a case-to-case basis". Good work, Queen Bey.
"The guy who just left (his barbershop) is a really nice guy, family man and loving father and etcetera". "And now you hear us because we can go on social media and yell".
President Barack Obama said the killings were tragedies.
Kim Kardashian West went on to mention that although many people may be feeling angry and scared, they should not violently lash out against police officers. She says they're now stuck behind a police barricade at a hotel near a parking garage where police exchanged gunfire with a suspect. A 2015 HuffPost/YouGov poll found that "three out of four white Americans say that racism is at least a "somewhat serious" national problem, compared to almost nine out of 10 black people who say the same".