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  • Emails Show St. Paul Police Targeted Protest Organizers Seeking Justice for Philando

    December 10, 2018
    St. Paul, MN – Hundreds of emails and messages from St. Paul law enforcement, obtained and now released by Unicorn Riot, show that police were constantly using Facebook surveillance of protesters and interagency cooperation to target specific protest organizers involved with the 2016 ‘Justice Occupation…...
  • Vigil for Philando Castile Brings Over 4k People – 2nd Night of Occupying Governor’s Mansion

    July 8, 2016
    St. Paul, MN – After St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez shot and killed Philando Castile in Falcon Heights on Wednesday evening, protesters rallied at the Governor’s Mansion in St Paul around 2 a.m. on Thursday morning. The second day of protests continued throughout the…...
  • County Atty Choi Charges Officer Yanez in Shooting of Philando Castile

    November 16, 2016
    St. Paul, MN – On November 16, 2016, Twin Cities community members gathered outside Ramsey County Attorney John Choi’s office learned that Officer Jeronimo Yanez, who killed Philando Castile at a traffic stop, will be charged with second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of dangerous…...
  • Police Improperly Released Armed Men Who Antagonized Philando Castile Protest

    October 22, 2018
    St. Paul, MN – Official reports show police improperly released the ex-leader of the Three Percenters militia, and his armed associates, after their brief detention outside of a protest following the shooting of Philando Castile in summer 2016. Content advisory: Bigoted language Police Improperly Release…...
  • Action to ‘Drop the Charges’ on Louis Hunter

    July 28, 2017
    St. Paul, MN – On July 28th, 2017, at Ramsey County Attorney John Choi’s office, supporters of Louis Hunter handed over 1,000 signed postcards to authorities demanding that the charges against Louis be dropped. Philando Castile’s cousin and father of four, Louis Hunter, has been…...
  • St. Anthony Police Murder Philando Castile for Reaching for his License

    July 7, 2016
    Falcon Heights, MN – During the evening of July 6, 2016, officers in Falcon Heights killed 32 year old Philando Castile as he was reaching for his license. It is believed a St. Anthony police officer committed this shooting, according to national media reports. Unicorn…...
  • Philando Castile’s Cousin Has Felony Riot Charges Dropped After Community Outcry

    August 2, 2017
    St. Paul, MN – Louis Hunter, Philando Castile’s cousin, had two second-degree felony riot charges dismissed on August 2nd, 2017, less than two months before his trial was to begin. Hunter was alleged to have thrown rocks and construction debris at police during a protest…...
  • Officer Yanez Found Not Guilty In Trial Over Philando Castile Police Killing

    June 16, 2017
    St. Paul, MN – After over five days of deliberations a Ramsey County jury has reached a verdict in the trial of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez. Officer Yanez was charged on November 16, 2016 after he killed 32-year-old African-American Philando Castile by shooting…...
  • No Verdict Yet In Trial of Officer Yanez for Philando Castile Murder

    June 14, 2017
    St. Paul, MN – A verdict was expected today in the trial of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez for manslaughter. Yanez was charged on November 16, 2016 after he killed 32-year-old African-American Philando Castile by shooting him five times during a traffic stop in…...
  • Justice for Philando Castile Allies Blockade I-35W Bridge

    July 13, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Just before 8 a.m. on July 13th, protesters marched onto I-35W southbound from southeast Minneapolis and blocked morning rush hour traffic. This protest was led by self described “white and non-black POC” allies who generally declined to comment to media about the…...