Amadou Diallo

Dubbed “Heal our Communities,” the event was hosted by The Amadou Diallo Foundation, an initiative launched by his mother to focus on racial healing through education.

The 'Heal Our Communities' forum is a scholarship awareness reception aimed at bridging the educational gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students.

Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.

Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system.  The march and rally was organized by National Action…