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Philando Castile

Fighting To Find Racism – in Others

July 26, 2016 // Dagens Nyheter - Sweden - Swedish

It is striking how often those who claim to be worried about polarization in society are also those who make a living by polarizing. In Sweden, the Swedish Democrats have turned into experts in the discipline. In the tabloid “Aftonbladet,” Swedish Democrat Henrik Vinge expressed concern about developments in the [Read more]

Obama Says, ‘We Are Not Divided’

July 17, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

It was the 11th time since the beginning of his presidency that a mass shooting compelled him to give a condolence speech. Maybe this is why American President Barack Obama did not hide the dejection he still feels, nearly a week after the assassination of five police officers in Dallas, Texas. In front of police [Read more]

Being There While Black

July 15, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

Philando Castile has become the 123rd black person to fall victim to police gunfire since the beginning of the year in the United States.