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  • Megyn Kelly and D.L. Hughley Get Into Heated Argument on Fox News

    On The Kelly File Wednesday, host Megyn Kelly had D.L. Hughley on her show to discuss the anger over the police shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling.

  • Julia Stiles Addresses Police Violence on ‘Daily Show’

    Julia Stiles shared her thoughts on police violence in America on Thursday's "The Daily Show." The interview was taped before the shootings in Dallas, but she did acknowledge that police officers have a very dangerous job.

  • Beyoncé Pens Open Letter on Alton Sterling, Philando Castile Deaths: ‘Stop Killing Us’

    Beyoncé has added her voice to the many speaking out against the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, releasing a powerful statement on her website urging others to take a stand. The deaths of both Sterling and Castile have launched a series of protests, fueling the fire of the ongoing debate of the police’s treatment of black men. Cell phone footage saw 37-year-old Sterling shot and killed by two Baton Rouge, La., police officers after pinning him to the ground outside of a local convenience store early Tuesday. Castile, 32, was killed after a police officer opened fire on him during a traffic stop in Minnesota on Wednesday night.

  • Drake Shares Open Letter About Alton Sterling Shooting

    A 37-year-old black man named Alton Sterling was shot and killed by police officers outside a Baton Rouge convenience store early Tuesday morning, becoming the 558th person to be killed by police this year. Footage of the incident was captured by a witness, sparking widespread outrage after the video surfaced online. Many in the black…

  • Alton Sterling Killed by Police: Amy Schumer, Zendaya, Chuck D & Others React

    <p>Yet another police-related killing caught on tape -- the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling, 37, in Baton Rouge on July 5 -- has spurred a strong reaction from celebrities speaking out against police brutality and its impact on black Americans. The comments from the likes of gun legislation advocate/comedian Amy Schumer and comedian Kumail Nanjiani offer their support and love for the people of Baton Rouge and the Black Lives Matter movement. Meanwhile, a number of artists have called for action and condemnation for what appears to be yet another deadly show of force by a police department on a black man.</p><p>Samira Wiley (Orange is the New Black)</p><p>#AltonSterling. Say his name.</p>- Samira Wiley (@samirawiley) July 6, 2016<p>Amy Schumer</p><p>Love to Louisiana #AltonSterling</p>- Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) July 6, 2016<p>Zendaya</p><p>How many more times must this happen for us to matter? How many more must we lose?<p></p>BLACK. LIVES. MATTER. #AltonSterling- Zendaya (@Zendaya) July 6, 2016<p>Nick Jonas</p><p>This is so disturbing and wrong. My