What started as peaceful protests on Thursday escalated to property damage, according to a news conference from the Louisville Metro Police Department. The department then reported Thursday night that seven people were shot downtown during the protests, according to CNN affiliate WDRB. … [Read more...] about Attorney for Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend releases audio of 911 call after her shooting death
Taylor, an EMT, was allegedly shot and killed by Louisville Metro Police Department officers in her apartment on March 13. Plainclothes officers were executing a search warrant in a drug case, according to officials. The FBI has opened an investigation into Taylor's death. … [Read more...] about 7 people shot in Louisville during protests of Breonna Taylor shooting
“Louisville, thank you so much for saying Breonna's name tonight. We are not going to stop until we get justice,” a woman in a video tweeted by the mayor said. Fischer’s tweet said it was a message from Taylor’s family. “But we should stop tonight before people get hurt. Please go home, be safe and be ready to keep fighting.” … [Read more...] about Louisville protest of Breonna Taylor case leaves at least 7 shot, 1 critically
Voter suppression now has a white face in Wisconsin Coronavirus is bringing a plague of dangerous doomsday predictions Black America is being hammered by a double pandemic Native Americans were already decimated by a virus. They're scared it could happen again Her father was called 'the most dangerous racist in America.' She wants a different legacy for her son Trump is doing what Obama couldn't … [Read more...] about George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What can black parents possibly tell their kids now about staying safe?
During a press conference on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that the killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd “are absolutely horrendous” events with “pretty obvious” facts that have led to understandable outrage, and the officers involved in the cases “look pretty darn guilty.” He also stated that demonstrations on the killings need to be nonviolent, and “senseless violence in reaction to this is not helpful to anyone, and I hope it will stop.” … [Read more...] about McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings ‘Look Pretty Darn Guilty’