It's been over four months since Philando Castile was shot dead by police in Minnesota, but we're happy to say at least one black life officially matters in America.
That's because St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was officially charged with manslaughter on Wednesday — with two additional felony counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm, just to be safe.
As you hopefully remember, the 32-year-old cafeteria worker was killed by the cop during a routine traffic stop on July 6. However, the story only really took off once his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds started streaming his murder on Facebook Live — right in front of her 4-year-old daughter!
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi condemned Jeronimo's use of deadly force while announcing the charges, saying: