All photos by Jesse Hardman. Hear/read his accompanying radio report here.
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Protesters began gathering Friday night at the Baton Rouge police headquarters to protest the shooting of Alton Sterling (Photo credit: Jesse Hardman)
Protesters gathered Sunday July 10, 2016 for the third night in a row across from Baton Rouge police headquarters. The mood was more relaxed as people caught up with family and friends with minimal police presence. (Photo credit: Jesse Hardman)
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, flanked by state and local law enforcement officials, discusses the police response to growing unrest on Sunday in Baton Rouge. (Photo credit: Jesse Hardman)
Abdullah Muflahi sits on the cooler at the Triple S convenience store he manages on July 10, 2016. Alton Sterling was killed in front of his store last week; Muflahi captured the police shooting on his cell phone. (Photo credit: Jesse Hardman)
Protesters gathered at the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol early Saturday evening July 9, 2016. They coordinated the protest with local police, who provided an escort along the march. (Photo credit: Jesse Hardman)
Around 500 people marched from Baton Rouge City Hall to Louisiana’s State Capitol building for a Saturday July 9, 2016 rally against police violence. (Photo credit: Jesse Hardman)