For mother of Philando Castile, George Floyd's death a nightmare revisited

For mother of Philando Castile, George Floyd's death a nightmare revisited

MINNEAPOLIS — It has been an emotional nine days since Valerie Castile’s daughter alerted her to the video of Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck on Memorial Day for more than eight minutes before he died.The video felt like a sickening deja vu: another black man killed at the hands of a Twin Cities police officer, and filmed for the world to see. It was like four years ago, when her son, 32-year-old Philando Castile, was shot five times by Officer Jeronimo Yanez after a traffic stop in Falcon Heights.When Castile watched the video, she cried.When she was i...


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