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A Look Back on the Death of Mike Brown in Ferguson

by Teddy Grant   Aug 09, 2018

Thursday marks the four-year anniversary of the fatal police shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Brown’s death at the hands of... Read More

Philando Castile Charity Eliminates School District’s Lunch Debt

Philando Castile Charity Eliminates School District’s Lunch Debt

by Christina Santi   Mar 05, 2018

Philando Castile was fatally shot by a police officer in 2016 during a traffic stop in the Falcon Heights area of Minnesota. Castile worked... Read More

Philando Castile’s Girlfriend Derided By Sheriff Deputy After Settlement

Philando Castile’s Girlfriend Derided By Sheriff Deputy After Settlement

by #teamEBONY   Dec 01, 2017

As if the girlfriend of the late Philando Castile hasn’t endured enough adversity at the hands of the justice system, Diamond Reynolds was recently targeted... Read More

Philando Castile Memorial Fund Helps Erase Student Lunch Debt

Philando Castile Memorial Fund Helps Erase Student Lunch Debt

by Zahara Hill   Oct 17, 2017

A memorial fund honoring the late Philando Castile has alleviated lunch debt for students throughout St. Paul, Minn. Castile was killed by ex-police officer... Read More

Judge Who Presided Over Philando Castile Case Backs Acquittal

Judge Who Presided Over Philando Castile Case Backs Acquittal

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jul 05, 2017

The Minnesota judge who presided over the case against a police officer who fatally shot a 32-year-old Black motorist in July 2016 is publicly... Read More

Family of Philando Castile Reaches $3 Million Settlement

Family of Philando Castile Reaches $3 Million Settlement

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 26, 2017

The family of a Minnesota Black man who was fatally shot by a police officer has been awarded $3 million, CNN reports. Philando Castile,... Read More

On June 25, 10,000 People Will Have Dinner To Combat Hate

On June 25, 10,000 People Will Have Dinner To Combat Hate

by Melissa Henderson   Jun 22, 2017

A Day of Dinners is bringing more than 10,000 people across the country together on June 25th, for 500 potluck-style dinners in 48 U.S.... Read More

Officials Release Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

Officials Release Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 21, 2017

Days after a Minnesota jury acquitted the police officer who fatally wounded 32-year-old Philando Castile during a traffic stop in 2016, officials have released dashcam... Read More

Officer Acquitted in Philando Castile Shooting Death

Officer Acquitted in Philando Castile Shooting Death

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 16, 2017

The Minnesota officer on trial for the police-involved shooting death of a 32-year-old Black motorist has been acquitted. CNN reports that Jeronimo Yanez was... Read More

Minn. Cop Who Shot Philando Castile Heads to Trial

Minn. Cop Who Shot Philando Castile Heads to Trial

by #teamEBONY   May 30, 2017

The Minnesota police officer who fatally wounded Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop last year will head to trial Tuesday. USA TODAY reports that... Read More