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The Heartbreaking and Beautiful Images From Philando Castile's Funeral

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Philando Castile was shot to death by St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez on July 6, 2016. He was 32 years old. Castile’s funeral took place today in St. Paul.

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It’s particularly poignant that this procession took them right through the old Rondo neighborhood. It was Minnesota’s largest and wealthiest African American community until it was demolished for the construction of I-94. Just another reminder of the structural racism that helped killed Philando Castile.