Sharpton FURIOUS After Philando Castile’s Mother Says THIS About Black Lives Matter…


After a weekend full of protests, confrontations, and sporadic violence and numerous arrests, carried out by Black Lives Matter and individuals distraught over the shooting deaths of two black men, the mother of one of the victims has spoken out and appealed for calm.

Valerie Castile, the mother of Philando Castile, one of the black men that was killed by police last week in two separate shootings, issued a statement to the news media via her attorney.  Ms. Castile states –
“We urge all people to remain peaceful in all demonstrations throughout our community and our nation,” the statement read.
“When demonstrations become violent, it disrespects my son and his memory. Philando was a man of peace and dignity.”
“I ask you to at all times remain peaceful in your expressions of concern regarding his death at the hands of the police. I promise that we will not rest until justice prevails.”


Her call for calm came after another night of intense and at times violent protests. At least 309 people have been arrested over the weekend across the nation, in New York and Chicago, and in Minneapolis and in St. Paul, Minnesota, and also Baton Rouge, Louisiana, among others.  In St. Paul where Castile was a resident, outbursts and scuffles broke out among protesters and police on Interstate 94.  Protesters blocked the interstate for several hours and threw bottles, bricks, and fireworks at police officers.


The violence perpetrated by some of the protesters against the police prompted denouncement in the strongest terms by St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and Police Chief Todd Axtell, who called the pelting of officers with rocks, bottles and other items “a disgrace,” Star Tribune reports.

Axtell said 21 officers from all law enforcement agencies on the scene were injured in the mayhem. The State Patrol said six of the 21 were troopers who suffered minor injuries from what the protesters were throwing.

Roughly 50 of the arrests came during the “freeway riot,” which began shortly before nightfall Saturday and continued until police began taking people into custody shortly after 1 a.m., allowing the interstate to be reopened in both directions, said police spokesman Steve Linders.

The officers were hurt from demonstrators “throwing rocks, bottles, fireworks and bricks,” Linders said. The injuries were not considered serious, he added. Demonstrators were seen on a pedestrian overpass throwing objects including bricks and rebar at officers and dumped liquid on them.

Axtell was even more blunt, starting his comments by holding up a piece of concrete as an example of what his officers were met with. He also held a bent metal officers’ badge in his hand, illustrating the force of what police absorbed from the demonstrators.

“This is the first time in my 28 years we have observed this level of violence toward our public servants,” Axtell said. “It’s really a disgrace.”

The chief said the protesters “turned into criminals. I am absolutely disgusted, [and] I am not going to tolerate it. … I just can’t believe this occurred. This is just something that doesn’t happen in St. Paul.”

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