Philando Castile

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Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Charged With Manslaughter

St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot Castile on July 6.

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WATCH: Latest #MannequinChallenge Video Highlights Police Brutality

Creator and Vine star Simone Shepherd depicts the deaths of Sandra Bland, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling.

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Philando Castile's Killer Placed Back on Admin Leave Following Outcry

Jeronimo Yanez was put on office duty last week. Protesters were not having it.

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New Short Documentary Explores Life of Philando Castile

“Happy Birthday Philando Castile” follows the friends and community of the man who was killed by a Minnesota police officer last month.

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Filmmakers Demand DOJ Investigate Arrests of People Who Record Police Violence

More than 40 documentarians—including the minds behind “Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed” and “Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution”—say that citizen journalists have the #RightToRecord and Black lives matter.

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This Video Explains Why Stopping Black Drivers to Give Them Ice Cream is a Bad Idea

Fusion's Charles Pulliam-Moore: "Ultimately, those sorts of things, they're about performing what a good cop looks like, not actually being a good cop."

Color of Change Executive Director Rashad Robinson delivers the 500,000 petitions to the Department of Justice on Aug. 3, 2016.

DOJ Petition Gains 500K Signatures, Heads to D.C. to Demand Police Reform

There is also a demand for justice in the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.  

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Federal Judge Seals Alton Sterling's Autopsy Report

The parish coroner William "Beau" Clark says this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.

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WNBA Fines Teams, Players for Protesting Violence By and Against Cops

WNBA leadership commended the players' activism, but fined them for breaking league dress protocol.

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White House Responds to Petition to Declare Black Lives Matter a Hate Group: Nah

“We shouldn’t get too caught up in this notion that somehow people who are asking for fair treatment are somehow, automatically, anti-police, are trying to only look out for Black lives as opposed to others.”

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14 Must-Read Reactions to Baton Rouge Police Shooting

Shaun King: “Blaming the #BlackLivesMatter Movement for violence would be like blaming libraries for illiteracy rates or fire departments for fires.”

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Crank Lucas Spits Serious Bars on America's Hypocritical Racism

The MC and producer, best known for his videos satirizing rap music tropes, went off on police violence and America's vilification of Black people.

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Minneapolis Police Union 'Commends' Officers Who Abandoned Posts Over Basketball Team's Anti-Violence Stance

Before Saturday's game, players from the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx wore warm-up outfits honoring Philando Castile, Alton Sterling and the five fallen Dallas police officers.

Everything President Obama Just Said About Racism and Policing

“You can’t simply dismiss it as a symptom of political correctness or reverse racism. To have your experience denied like that, dismissed by those in authority, dismissed perhaps even by your White friends, your coworkers, fellow church members again and again and again, it hurts.”

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New Videos Suggest Possible Alternate Narratives in Deaths of Alva Braziel and Delrawn Small

The videos seem to show that Braziel and Small—two of the latest Black men to die from police gunshots—were less of a threat to officers than previously reported.

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These 12 Tweets Expose the Hypocrisy of #AllLivesMatter

#AllLivesDidntMatter is glorious. And heartbreaking.

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Relive the Hits From the Badass Women Featured at This Year's 'Hip Hop Honors'

"VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens" featured performances from Queen Latifah, Lil Kim and Eve.

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72 Hellish Hours of Protest, Riot Police and Mass Arrests

From Baton Rouge to St. Paul to Los Angeles, hundreds hit the streets this weekend to protest the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. There were hundreds of arrests, and, in several faceoffs, demonstrators were knocked to the ground by police and stepped on.

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Some Numbers to Understand How Guns and Racism Go Hand in Hand

As seen with Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, a Black man with a gun can lead an officer to kill him instantly. The same can't be said for White men.

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Member of Dallas-Based Black Gun Ownership Advocacy Group Says 'City Has Failed'

Yafeuh Balogun, a member of the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, criticized Dallas officials for incubating the environment of injustice in which Micha Xavier Johnson allegedly shot and killed five police officers.