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Philando Castile news and analysis from The Nation
July 25, 2017
Justine Damond’s Murder Deserves Sympathy and Outrage. So Does Every Incident of Police Violence.
The Minneapolis Police Department should be held accountable, but we can’t forget that police shootings disproportionately impact people of color.
June 18, 2017
Colin Kaepernick, Philando Castile, and the Lost Wisdom of Roger Goodell’s Father
The need for radical voices has never been more pressing. Defending voices that are being silenced is a task for all of us.
June 16, 2017
The Police Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Is Found Not Guilty
Even a liberal enclave like the one Castile lived in, even having a licensed gun, like Castile had, cannot bring worth to a black man’s life in the eyes of our racist justice system.
July 22, 2016
The NBA Moves the All-Star Game, but Also Punishes Players for Political T-shirts?
Commissioner Adam Silver, within two days, stood up to bigotry and then cracked down on WNBA players for doing the same. Let’s try to make some sense of this.
July 14, 2016
The Media Are Totally Wrong About the Role of Athletes in Black Lives Matter
Walking in the tradition of Muhammad Ali means taking a side, not building a bridge or riding the fence.
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