Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling in baby blue shirt with green trees in background

WATCH: DOJ On Decision Not to Charge Alton Sterling's Killers

And watch the family's response to the non-indictment for Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake—the Baton Rouge Police Department cops who shot and killed Sterling in July 2016.

Colorlines screenshot of Vine video, taken on November 10, 2016.

WATCH: Latest #MannequinChallenge Video Highlights Police Brutality

Creator and Vine star Simone Shepherd depicts the deaths of Sandra Bland, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling.

Color of Change Executive Director Rashad Robinson delivers the 500,000 petitions to the Department of Justice on Aug. 3, 2016.

DOJ Petition Gains 500K Signatures, Heads to D.C. to Demand Police Reform

There is also a demand for justice in the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.  

Multicolored mural on white wall with assembled objects in front

Federal Judge Seals Alton Sterling's Autopsy Report

The parish coroner William "Beau" Clark says this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.

A little Black girl in a striped hoodie holds up a sign during a protest

Arresting Development

How law enforcement uses mass arrests, high bail, conditional plea deals and serious felony charges to suppress local organizing.

Five New York Liberty players wearing black shirts reading "#BlackLivesMatter" and "#Dallas5" in white text

WNBA Fines Teams, Players for Protesting Violence By and Against Cops

WNBA leadership commended the players' activism, but fined them for breaking league dress protocol.

The White House at sunrise

White House Responds to Petition to Declare Black Lives Matter a Hate Group: Nah

“We shouldn’t get too caught up in this notion that somehow people who are asking for fair treatment are somehow, automatically, anti-police, are trying to only look out for Black lives as opposed to others.”

White police car with green and gold lettering

14 Must-Read Reactions to Baton Rouge Police Shooting

Shaun King: “Blaming the #BlackLivesMatter Movement for violence would be like blaming libraries for illiteracy rates or fire departments for fires.”

Mike Brown in green graduation cap and green and red robes, Crank Lucas in white shirt with brown background

Crank Lucas Spits Serious Bars on America's Hypocritical Racism

The MC and producer, best known for his videos satirizing rap music tropes, went off on police violence and America's vilification of Black people.

Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen in black t-shirts with white lettering

Minneapolis Police Union 'Commends' Officers Who Abandoned Posts Over Basketball Team's Anti-Violence Stance

Before Saturday's game, players from the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx wore warm-up outfits honoring Philando Castile, Alton Sterling and the five fallen Dallas police officers.

Everything President Obama Just Said About Racism and Policing

“You can’t simply dismiss it as a symptom of political correctness or reverse racism. To have your experience denied like that, dismissed by those in authority, dismissed perhaps even by your White friends, your coworkers, fellow church members again and again and again, it hurts.”

Alva Braziel in blue shirt; Delrawn Small in grey shirt holding child in orange shirt

New Videos Suggest Possible Alternate Narratives in Deaths of Alva Braziel and Delrawn Small

The videos seem to show that Braziel and Small—two of the latest Black men to die from police gunshots—were less of a threat to officers than previously reported.

Mark Wallheiser/Getty

Previously Unpublished Video Shows Baton Rouge Police Faceoff From Protester's POV

At one point during the 20-minute Facebook Live video shared with Colorlines, you can hear protestors yelling, "White people to the front! Allies to the front!"

A White man in a red sweatshirt holds up a white sign with black lettering.

These 12 Tweets Expose the Hypocrisy of #AllLivesMatter

#AllLivesDidntMatter is glorious. And heartbreaking.

Ieshia Evans standing in blue-green dress in front of black-clad armed police officers

72 Hellish Hours of Protest, Riot Police and Mass Arrests

From Baton Rouge to St. Paul to Los Angeles, hundreds hit the streets this weekend to protest the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. There were hundreds of arrests, and, in several faceoffs, demonstrators were knocked to the ground by police and stepped on.

Dallas skyline with blue sky in background

Member of Dallas-Based Black Gun Ownership Advocacy Group Says 'City Has Failed'

Yafeuh Balogun, a member of the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, criticized Dallas officials for incubating the environment of injustice in which Micha Xavier Johnson allegedly shot and killed five police officers.

 Beyoncé and dancers raise their fists on stage, surrounded by fire and water

Beyoncé, Drake and Other Celebrities Condemn Police Violence and Racism

The back-to-back killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police this week stirred criticism and mourning from many prominent entertainers and creators.

White and yellow text in front of brown background

These '23 Everyday Actions' Have Compelled Police, White Supremacists and Vigilantes to Kill Black People

Mic's new video breaks down the benign moves that, when committed by African Americans, provoke the wrath of structural racism.

Philando Castile, wearing a blue polo shirt, stands smiling with his mom, Valerie, who is also smiling.

Our Coping is a Farce [Opinion]

Activist Marlon Peterson of Brothers Writing to Live opens up about Black vulnerability in the face of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling and the grisly footage of their deaths at the hands of police.

Blurry image of John Bel Edwards surrounded by officials at brown podium with white background

Feds Will Lead #AltonSterling Investigation, Officers Are Named

Also, in a press conference, Baton Rouge law enforcement confirmed the existence of body-camera footage.