Pulled Over 49 Times in 13 Years

Philando Castile Was Pulled Over 49 Times in 13 Years, Often for Minor Infractions

The episode, to many, is a heartbreaking illustration of the disproportionate risks black motorists face with the police. In the past two years, at least two other African-Americans – in Cincinnati and in North Charleston, S.C. – were fatally shot by officers after being pulled over for minor traffic infractions.

 


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