Philando Castile’s Death Inspires Black Economic Movement

By Cirien Saadeh, -

The death of Philando Castile was a turning point for many Minnesotans, who were once again forced to face Minnesota’s structural oppressions and deal with the aftermath of another death of a [...]

Philando Castile’s Family Settles Lawsuit With City For $3 Million

By John Baco, -

By John Bacon for USA TODAY - The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist shot by a Minnesota police officer a year ago, agreed to a $2.995 million settlement with the city of St. Anthony, [...]

Castile’s Killer Acquitted; Forensics Contradicted His Case

By Jeremy Stahl, -

By Jeremy Stahl for Slate - Philando Castile’s killer, police officer Jeromino Yanez, was acquitted of manslaughter and two counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm on Friday. The case of [...]

I Can’t Watch Another Police Killing

By Joshua Serrano, -

By Joshua Serrano for Other Worlds - Philando Castile and Alton Sterling became the latest black Americans to turn into Twitter hashtags when videos of their deaths at the hands of police [...]

Following Horrific Violence, Something More Is Required Of Us

By Michelle Alexander, -

By Michelle Alexander for Moyers and Company - I have struggled to find words to express what I thought and felt as I watched the videos of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile being killed by the [...]

Thousands March On U.S. Capitol Following Police Shootings

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC–The shootings of two Black men by police caught on cell phone video prompted thousands to protest at the White House and Capitol building on [...]

Why Alton Sterling And Philando Castile Are Dead

By Kai Wright, -

By Kai Wright for The Nation - Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are dead, joining a long roll call of black people killed by officials acting in the name of public safety. And so the nation [...]