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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 Marks Three Years Since Police Killed Philando Castile

    July 9, 2019
    Falcon Heights, MN – Three years to the day after the police killing of Philando Castile, a 32-year-old school cafeteria worker, about 100 people gathered in remembrance. At the site of Castile’s death in a St. Paul suburb, his family was joined by community members,…...
  • 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…...
  • 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…...
  • 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…...
  • 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…...
  • 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…...