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On Saturday, as protests mounted across the country following the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed explained the large police presence at downtown protests to reporters: “Dr. King would never take a freeway.” Reed’s claim was historically absurd. Martin Luther King Jr. took many a highway—most famously, perhaps, in the Selma-to-Montgomery march. (theroot.com – Jeanne Theoharis)

Protests Continue In Baton Rouge After Police Shooting Death Of Alton Sterling

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Celebrities React To The Shooting Death Of Alton Sterling By Police
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