Alton Sterling

Baton Rouge celebrates the election of its first Black female mayor. Sharon Weston Broome faces the daunting task of healing the city's racial wounds.

The town of Accumoli suffered most of the devastation while nearby towns Amatrice and Arquata del Tronto, were also hit. Aftershocks from the quake toppled numerous buildings, and were felt up to 100 miles away. Rescuers are still searching for survivors among the rubble.

In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.

Tensions between players and the organization rose throughout the month of July after the Minnesota Lynx wore Black shirts stitched with the words, “Change starts with us. Justice & Accountability,” written in white on the front.

The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.

Officers said they responded with gunfire after the patient was unresponsive to their calls to get down, and loaded what they thought was a gun. They fired three shots, one of them hitting Kinsey in the leg. The gun turned out to be a toy car.

The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, were fined $5,000, while players were fined $500 each for wearing black Adidas shirts, according to ESPN.

The organization also approved legislation regarding how to properly train eyewitnesses in recording police involved shootings using a cell phone; many of the incidents that made national headlines involving Black men and police were captured on a cell phone camera.

"I don't know." That's the response the North Miami police officer gave to shooting victim Charles Kinsey, when he asked why the officer opened fire as he lay flat on the ground, hands outstretched to prove he was no threat to the police.

On Sunday, police identified Gavin Long as the shooter who killed three officers in an eight minute standoff. Details emerge about the 29-year-old ex-Marine and what motivated him to take what he called justice into his own hands.

  Justin Bamberg, a Democratic member of the House of Representatives and the Lawyer representing the family of Alton Sterling talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the latest standing in the Sterling case and the most recent shooting in Baton Rouge that left 3 officers dead. “This is heartbreaking. We’ve called for peaceful protest […]

Over the course of the last week, NewsOne was forced to revisit our gallery that lists the shooting deaths of Black men killed during police encounters, to add the names of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, while also documenting the two-year anniversary of Eric Garner's death.