America’s police officers are trained to kill black people

It keeps happening, because the racist Police State wants it that way.

A black or brown person gets killed by police, and there are no consequences. There is no justice.

It’s how the Police State rolls.

This week’s Exhibit A. Watch the video of Philando Castile being shot and killed by Jeronimo Yanez, a police officer in Minnesota.

After Yanez approached his car, Castile, a black man, informed Yanez that he had a firearm, a gun he was lawfully registered to carry. Yanez told Castile not to reach for the gun, and Castile said he wasn’t.

Yanez yelled, “Don’t pull it out!”

The gun Castile had remained in his pocket, but Yanez still fired seven — seven — shots. As Castile moaned and as his white T-shirt began turning crimson, Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, who along with her 4-year-old daughter were passengers in the car, live-streamed the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook.

On June 16, Yanez, who said he had feared for his life, was acquitted of manslaughter and two counts of endangering Reynolds and her daughter.

To recap, a man who politely disclosed that he was licensed to carry a gun and who was complying with orders was killed in front of his family because a police officer became frightened out of his wits. By black skin.

This kind of thing doesn’t happen to white people.

What happened to Castile happens to black and brown people across this great country, including in the Bay Area.

Source: San Francisco Chronicle


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