Police Officer That Murdered Philando Castile Found 'Not Guilty — Not Surprising

Yanez protests continue with march on Hennepin

Second day of Philando Castile protests continue in downtown Minneapolis

This case has always been about the actions and inactions of Officer Yanez. In court, Yanez testified that Philando was pulling the firearm out of his pocket, despite being told not to.

"A system that perpetually condones the killing of people, without effect, doesn't need to be revised, it needs to be dismantled!" wrote Kaepernick on Twitter. The officer shot Castile five times after Castile said he was carrying a gun.

The July 6 shooting gained national attention after Diamond Reynolds - Castile's girlfriend, who was in the auto during the shooting - live-streamed the bloody aftermath on Facebook.

Slave patrols were common in southern U.S. states where white men would monitor and enforce discipline on black slaves.

Kaepernick tweeted his support for Castile's family, noting "My heart aches for Philando's family".

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After Friday night protests in St. Paul that ended in 18 arrests on I-94, Castile supporters gathered at Loring Park in Minneapolis at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi charged Yanez with second degree manslaughter for shooting Castile.

"The system in this country continues to fail black people and will continue to fail us", Valerie Castile, the victim's mother, said after hearing the verdict.

"You call yourself a good cop, but you see one of your colleagues beating somebody", she said.

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