Negress token black woman director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault was added as a last-minute addition to a Friday panel discussing police brutality at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans.
In an 8-2 vote on Thursday, the Minnesota peace officer training board declined to name a police training fund after Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black man shot and killed by police last year for ... driving while black.
It’s been some three-and-a-half weeks since a jury acquitted a St. Anthony, Minn., police officer in the death of permit-to-carry gun owner Philando Castile in a case that enraged the nation. But now that all the drama has unfolded and there is nothing else to be said or done, a National Rifle Association spokeswoman…
Just three weeks after he was acquitted of all charges connected to the shooting death of Philando Castile, St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez signed a separation agreement with the city Monday to leave the department in exchange for $48,500.
Before Malcolm Shabazz, 28, the grandson of El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (Malcolm X), was assassinated in 2013 in Mexico City, he, like his entire family—and like too many black people in the United States of America—had been hunted and harassed by law-enforcement officials.
Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of Philando Castile’s shooting death at the hands of St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton marked the occasion by recommending that the state’s Police Officer Standards and Training Board be named after Castile.
White America has always shown a willingness and a boundless patience when it comes to paying for white supremacy. Not in the moral sense or the spiritual sense or the greater-good-for-mankind sense, but in the actual dollars-and-cents sense.
The city of St. Anthony, Minn., will avoid a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Philando Castile’s family in the wake of his 2016 shooting death by paying out nearly $3 million to his family.
On July 7th, 2016, just one day after Diamond Reynolds streamed video of a police officer shooting and killing her boyfriend, Philando Castile, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension began working to obtain records from Reynolds’s phone. The BCA, which was in charge of investigating Castile’s death, submitted a…
A newly released video shows Diamond Reynolds’ young daughter’s concern for her mother’s life after St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez gunned down Philando Castile—Reynolds’ boyfriend—in front of the young child.
In Toni Morrison’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Beloved, the character Baby Suggs has survived more than 60 years in slavery and has lost eight children. She preaches a sermon to a group of formerly enslaved people and beseeches her audience to love themselves—their hands, their backs, their hearts, their…
Police dashcam footage of the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez has been released to the public.
On Monday night, Daily Show host Trevor Noah took some time out to blast the National Rifle Association for its deafening silence over the recent verdict regarding the police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile—a legal gun owner—during a traffic stop.
Thousands of angry, woke and fired-up Minnesotans took to the streets on Friday, hours after ex-Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of 32-year-old motorist Philando Castile nearly one year ago.
Today—almost a year after a man who took an oath to protect and serve sent a bullet into the skull of another human being at point-blank range who was absolutely no threat to anyone on earth—12 jurors, a judge and and the entire American justice system stood on the grave of Philando Castile, took an extended piss,…
Updated Friday June 16, 2017, 5:04 p.m. EDT: The Associated Press reports that the city of St. Anthony plans to dismiss Jeronimo Yanez, the police officer who has been acquitted in the shooting death of Philando Castile.
Closing arguments for both sides concluded Monday in the trial of St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez, who is charged in the shooting death last year of Philando Castile. Now a jury must decide if Yanez panicked and shot Castile, or if Castile caused his own death by ignoring Yanez’s commands.
It works nearly 100 percent of the time—even with clear video evidence—so it’s no surprise that the police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile said, “I thought I was going to die,” to explain his actions on that fateful day.
The girlfriend of Philando Castile, the black motorist who was killed by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop last year, said that she began livestreaming the widely seen aftermath of the shooting out of fear for her own life.