The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota today called on the Attorney General, the Governor and Ramsey County Attorney to appoint an independent prosecutor to handle the investigation and any prosecution that may result from the recent officer-involved shooting of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights. A letter was sent to the three elected officials outlining the reasons why this appointment is necessary. Read more.
Mr. Phil (as he was known at school) worked at my son’s elementary school in the cafeteria. My son started pre-K this fall at the tender age of four. First thing he did every morning was walk in and get breakfast. He had never eaten in a cafeteria — he didn’t know the routine — and from day one Mr. Phil made him comfortable. I would often walk in with my son and had the pleasure of talking with Mr. Phil many mornings. Read more.