Roland Martin speaks with Erica Campbell about the death of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Martin believes that certain cops don’t know how to deescalate and control certain situations.
Martin insists that what we’re dealing with is certain officers doing what they want to do because they are only penalized civilly not criminally. He believes that certain states need to hold federal funds and that is one way to get justice.
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Celebrities React To The Death Of Alton Sterling
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1. The world is outraged after a video surfaced on Tuesday night of a Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officer shooting and killing an unarmed Black man who was selling CDs outside of a Food Mart. Sterling was shot multiple times in the chest and back and died immediately.
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2. Zendaya was one of the first celebs to react on social media.
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3. Diggy Simmons shared his feelings on Twitter.
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4. NBA star John Wall simply tweeted Sterling’s name.
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5. D.L Hughley spoke out on cops wearing body cams.
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6. Amandla Stenberg spoke on the importance of Jesse William’s BET Awards speech.
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7. Activist Deray Mckesson shared his disbelief.
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8. Samira Wiley wants the media to “Say His Name.”
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9. Karrueche shared her condolences.
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10. Amy Schumer sent her love.
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11. NBA star Jeremy Lin expressed his frustration.
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12. Angie Martinez expressed her shock.
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