Diamond Reynolds has disclosed to the world how American police officers usually shoot the blacks without considering them as human beings.
After death of Philando Castile, her boyfriend, Reynolds looks into the camera and explains a Minnesota police officer just shot her fiancĂ© four times on this Wednesday, 2016.
In interrogation, police asked her why she did live-streaming a shooting’s aftermath she said she wanted the world to know the truth.
âI did it so the world knows these police are not here to protect and serve us. They are here to kill us because we are black,â Reynolds said.
The research has shown that Police in killed blacks in similar manner in 2015, at least 102 unarmed black people were killed, nearly twice each week.
Only 10 of the 102 cases in 2015 where an unarmed black person was killed by police resulted in officer(s) being charged with a crime, and only 2 of these deaths (Matthew Ajibade and Eric Harris) resulted in convictions of officers involved.
Only 1 of 2 officers convicted for their involvement in Matthew Ajibade’s death received jail time. He was sentenced to 1 year in jail and allowed to serve this time exclusively on weekends. Deputy Bates, who killed Eric Harris, will be sentenced May 31.
The case of Castile is not new to fellow Black Americans that is why thousand of protesters on Thursday gathered outside Minnesota Governor, Mark Dayton’s residence, asking justice for blacks.
The U.S. Justice Department released a statement saying it “is aware of the incident and is assessing the situation.”
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