Philando Castile

Certain lives are not given value in this society. Certain voices are not given a platform. Certain individuals make the TV screen, and certain voices have to take matters into their own hands.

Melo challenged his fellow athletes to do whatever they can and help come up with a solution to the madness.

Shetamia Taylor, 37, was with her four sons, ages 12 to 17, whom she brought with her to teach them about peaceful protesting. It was there, when a rogue shooter opened fire, that she acted as a human shield for her 15-year-old son.

The actress recently spoke out about the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

On Thursday night, the rapper took to his TIDAL streaming service and shared a message with his fans inspired by the disheartening events.

It's unclear if the protest is directly related to the shooting.

​​Karen Vaughn speaks with Pastor Michael Jones and Pastor Eli on the devastating video posted by Lavish Reyolds on Facebook Live last night immediately following the shooting of her boyfriend, Philando Castile by a police officer during a traffic stop in Minneapolis. 

She posted a lengthy manifesto to her personal website, making a powerful, brave, and emotional statement.

Many Blacks feel they don’t receive enough support for racially charged issues. White coworkers can be left feeling unsure of what to say or do to provide comfort and avoid confrontation. Here’s what our White coworkers can do to be an ally without stirring the pot.

President Obama released a statement on the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, calling the callous killings "tragedies" in a lengthy Facebook post.

Castile's family and friends say that he was an upstanding man and was soft-spoken. His mother, Valerie Castile, told CNN that her son was a "laid-back," "good person."