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As the deaths of Sandra Bland and Sam Dubose continue to capture national attention--both serving as undeniable evidence of police brutality, selective outrage and the ability of police officers to lie through their teeth even with video evidence to contradict their stories--the police killing of 39-year-old Jonathan Sanders in Stonewall, Miss., has largely flown under the radar.
Leolah Brown was removed from the funeral of her late niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Saturday after causing stir when she interrupted Pat Houston, who was preparing to speak at memorial service at St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, Ga., ET reports.
To avoid conflict amid rising tensions, the Browns and Houstons paid respects to Bobbi Kristina separately at her wake Friday at Murray Brothers Funeral Home in Atlanta, according to the New York Daily News.
Baltimore on Friday ended July with 45 homicides, the largest number of killings the city has witnessed “in a single month in 43 years,” reports the Associated Press.
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton slammed Republican candidate Jeb Bush on racial issues Friday during a speech at a National Urban League conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., contending that his campaign slogan, “Right to Rise,” is an insult to people of color.