The world expresses grave concern about race-based violence involving America's police force. There's plenty of blame for ineffective lawmakers and embedded racism in the American psyche.
Many Blacks feel they don’t receive enough support for racially charged issues. White coworkers can be left feeling unsure of what to say or do to provide comfort and avoid confrontation. Here’s what our White coworkers can do to be an ally without stirring the pot.
The video opens with a gruesome scene--Reynolds can be seen first saying, "Stay with me," to Castile, while she explains the couple was pulled over for a busted tail light.
It's unclear if the protest is directly related to the shooting.
Castile's family and friends say that he was an upstanding man and was soft-spoken. His mother, Valerie Castile, told CNN that her son was a "laid-back," "good person."
A white Minneapolis area police officer shot and killed a black man in front of a four-year-old and his fiancee during a traffic stop. Philando Castile, 32, was fatally shot four times during the traffic stop while seated in the car with Diamond Reynolds and her four-year-old daughter. After the shooting, Reynold began to live-stream […]
“I don’t even go to sleep until my children come home, my grown children come home. I keep my clothes on in case my children need me in the middle of the day or in the middle of the night.”