prejudice

ONGOING POLICE VIOLENCE

A battalion of police detain unarmed Ieshia Evans during a protest against police brutality in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 9, 2016, days after police shot and killed Alton Sterling

State-sanctioned violence against African Anericans

gas been a reality in he United States for centuries.

In recent years, widespread civilian use of cell phone

video cameras and requirements that police use body

and dashboard-mounted cameras have increased the amount

of documented evidence of the brutal realities of policing

in many Black communities.

In July 2016, Americans witnessed multiple recorded police

shootings of Black men. On July 5, Alton Sterling, 37, died

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