From Cynthia: “The police…

July 7

From Cynthia: “The police shooting of Philando Castile in a St Paul suburb made national news a few years ago when his passenger girlfriend made a Facebook live stream video of his shooting death – the officer thought he was reaching for a gun when he was actually reaching for his ID that the officer had asked to see. Philando even said he was reaching for his ID.

“I sit on this bench often when I bring Kai and I thought the school was honoring him because he worked for the St Paul school district – it is in the school park where I take Kai after school hours located 2 blocks away from me and I just learned that the reason the bench is here is because this was the school where Philando worked as a cafeteria supervisor when he was shot.”

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