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Acquittal In Philando Castile Case Is Deja Vu

by | Jun 17, 2017 | Uncategorized |

(CNN) – Yet another black man dead, and yet another police officer exonerated for killing him. Seems a lot like deja vu. Haven’t we seen this tragic movie before – all over the country? When investigated, the police are not indicted. And when indicted, they are not convicted. The venue this time — Minnesota; the victim, motorist Philando Castile.rnrnSo what did Castile do that led to this tragic fate? He was driving with a broken tail light while supposedly fitting the description of a robbery suspect. His girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, was in the passenger seat while her 4-year-old daughter was in the back. Upon being stopped, he reported to Officer Jeronimo Yanez that he had a firearm on him. Thereafter, when attempting to produce his driver’s license as instructed, and trying to unbuckle his seat belt to do so, he was shot dead in a hail of seven bullets. ..Read More