The family of Philando Castile, a black motorist who was shot five times during a traffic stop in Minnesota last year by a police officer, reached a $3 million settlement with the city of St. Anthony, according to media reports.
Video footage of the fatal shooting of a black motorist by a Minnesota police officer released on Tuesday showed how quickly the incident unfolded but shed no light on whether the victim had reached for the gun he told the officer he was carrying.
We should be listening to and emulating those who bring us together, not using this moment to deepen tensions that were bad enough before this week began.
"This is not a black issue," the president said. "This is an American issue."