The family of Alton Sterling, shot and killed by a white police officer outside a convenience store has reached a $4.5 million settlement with the city, nearly five years after his death, the family’s lawyers said.
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After closing its doors for more than a year, the Institute of Contemporary Arts reopens with an exhibition focused on the “various forms of state violence and institutional racism targeted at Britain’s Black communities”.
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