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Breonna Taylor’s Family Claims She Was Alive After Shooting but Given No Aid

A new court filing says Ms. Taylor, whose death set off protests, received no medical help after she was shot by the police. The coroner asserts that her injuries were so severe she could not have been saved.
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Artists and volunteers painted a 7,000-square-foot mural of Breonna Taylor Over the Fourth of July weekend

Artists and volunteers descended on a basketball court in a historically Black neighborhood of Annapolis, Maryland, to paint a 7,000-square-foot mural of Breonna Taylor this Fourth of July weekend.
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Artists and volunteers painted a 7,000-square-foot mural of Breonna Taylor

Artists and volunteers descended on a basketball court in a historically Black neighborhood of Annapolis, Maryland, to paint a 7,000-square-foot mural of Breonna Taylor over the Fourth of July weekend.
Tags: News, Stories, Black, Annapolis Maryland, Breonna Taylor


Breonna Taylor’s Death Was Connected to Shady Louisville Gentrification Plan: Lawsuit

Breonna Taylor, a Kentucky EMT worker fatally shot in her home in March, died as a result of a politically-driven police operation “to clear out” a Louisville street to make way for a multi-million gentrification plan, a lawsuit filed by the 26-year-old’s family states. Taylor, who worked for two local hospitals, and her boyfriend were asleep in their apartment on March 13 when three officers executed a “no-knock” search warrant looking for a suspected drug dealer who lived in a different part o...
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New court documents allegedly connect Breonna Taylor's murder to a massive real estate conspiracy

Breonna Taylor was a 26-year-old EMT who was killed by 3 plainclothes police officers who wrongly delivered a no-knock warrant (which is already constitutionally questionable) at her home in the middle of the night on March 13, 2020. The whole situation is tragic and frustrating and after 4 months, there's still been very little recourse against the officers responsible. Aa new report from the Louisville Courier-Journal alleges an even more frustrating, bizarre, labyrinthine, and depressingly pl...
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Breonna Taylor's lawyers link her shooting death to Louisville gentrification plan, claim 'outrageous' execution of search warrant

The complaint claims Breonna Taylor got wrapped up in a case that was less about a drug house and more about speeding up the city's development.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Breonna Taylor's lawyers link her shooting death to Louisville gentrification plan, claim 'outrageous' execution of search warrant

The complaint claims Breonna Taylor got wrapped up in a case that was less about a drug house and more about speeding up the city's development.
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Social justice issues and visibility will be a big part of the NBA’s restart

Activism in the NBA is not new. One of the most high-profile vocal athletes ever recently met virtually with the Lakers to remind them. In an online town hall meeting with players, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked to the team about his background, which included boycotting the 1968 Olympics over unequal treatment of Black people in the United States, and continues to this day with public cries for reform of college athletics. While the move for social reform is experiencing a crescendo in many realms ...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, America, Sport, Soccer, United States, Nba, Espn, Anthony Davis, Black, Orlando, Jersey, Lakers, Adam Silver, Chris Paul


Cal State faculty call for reforms to improve racial justice across system

Faculty across California State University are calling for a series of reforms meant to advance racial justice across the 23-campus system, from requiring students to take a class in ethnic studies to disarming campus police. The California Faculty Association, the union representing faculty across the Cal State system, on Wednesday released a report titled “Anti-Racism and Social Justice Transformation Package,” which also calls on CSU to create Black studies departments at every campus, offer ...
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Influencers use Breonna Taylor memes to demand arrest of Louisville police

Influencers are saturating social media with memes about recipes or sports to grab attention, then shift the focus to Breonna Taylor's death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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FBI: Breonna Taylor case 'top priority' in Louisville office

Federal officials are working “urgently and expeditiously” to investigate possible civil rights violations by the Louisville officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor, Kentucky's top FBI agent said Wednesday. “We have our best agents working on this,” Robert Brown, the special agent in charge of Louisville’s FBI field office, said during a conference call with activists.
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Lili Reinhart Apologizes For Her Sideboob Photo Demanding Justice For Breonna Taylor

Reinhart shared a seemingly nude photo in a poor attempt to drive people's attention to the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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George Floyd family attorney Ben Crump preparing federal civil rights lawsuit

He has won more than 200 police brutality suits and represents the families of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbury in addition to Floyd's.
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Amy McGrath Emerges From Brutal Primary to Face Mitch McConnell

The Democratic Party establishment’s choice to take on Sen. Mitch McConnell in Kentucky has won a narrow primary victory, though the bruising contest may have further lessened her chances of ousting the GOP Senate Majority Leader in November. Amy McGrath, the 2018 U.S. House candidate backed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, defeated the upstart campaign of Charles Booker in Kentucky on Tuesday after additional mail-in ballots were counted. McGrath now enters the general election matchup ...
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Investigation to be launched into Louisville mayor's handling of Breonna Taylor case

A Louisville council intends to launch an investigation into how Mayor Greg Fischer's administration handled the police shooting of Breonna Taylor.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Grizzlies' Ja Morant apologizes for sharing anti-police slogan, calls for justice for Breonna Taylor

In Ja Morant's apology, the Memphis Grizzlies guard expressed frustration with police shootings against unarmed Black citizens.         [Author: Memphis Commercial Appeal]
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Louisville protest shooting victim remembered for kindness

A man gunned down during a Louisville protest over the police killing of Breonna Taylor was remembered at a vigil for amplifying calls for peace and helping victims of racial injustice. Flowers and candles lined a makeshift memorial at Jefferson Square Park for Tyler Gerth, 27, who was fatally shot Saturday. Dozens of people joined Gerth's father, Chuck Gerth, to take a knee Sunday night at a vigil for Tyler Gerth in Louisville, media outlets reported.
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Byte Me #17: LGBTQ+ rights in Georgia, straight allyship, and Twitch predators

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Man arrested over fatal shooting in Kentucky park at center of protests

"The man has been participating in the protest since the beginning and he had been arrested a couple of times in the past several weeks," Schroeder said. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said he was saddened by the incident. The park has been a focal point of protests against the death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technicinan who was killed in a hail of gunfire when drug investigators burst into her home in Louisville on March 13.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Louisville, Schroeder, Greg Fischer, Breonna Taylor


The attorney for an officer fired in Breonna Taylor's death says termination was unfairly premature in appeal letter

The attorney for Brett Hankison, one of the former officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, said in an appeal letter last week that the termination of his client was unfairly premature.
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Suspect charged with murder in fatal shooting at a Louisville park during protests over the killing of Breonna Taylor

A suspect is in police custody after the fatal shooting of a man at Fatal shooting at a park in Louisville, Kentucky, where peaceful protesters have been gathering to demand justice for the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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Protests look to encompass more allies, solutions

One month since protests against police brutality began to shake Los Angeles and cities across the nation, demonstrations on Sunday were marked by a more, let’s say, relaxed approach. In the Mid-Wilshire district of Los Angeles protesters performed yoga in “healing solidarity.” Dawn Dai, left, and Patty Guggenheim, fellow actors with the Groundlings theater group, participate in yoga group exercises in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the Mid-Wilshire area on Olympic Boulev...
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Man charged with murder over death at Breonna Taylor protest in Louisville

Suspect, named as Steven Nelson Lopez, was arrested and interviewed by homicide investigatorsAuthorities in the US have charged a man with murder over a fatal shooting at a park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday night, where demonstrators had gathered to protest the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was shot in her home by police earlier this year.Tyler Charles Gerth, 27, of Louisville, was named as the victim of the attack by the Jefferson county coroner’s office on Sunday. ...
Tags: Protest, Kentucky, US, World news, US news, US policing, Louisville, Black Lives Matter Movement, Jefferson County, Louisville Kentucky, Breonna Taylor, Steven Nelson Lopez, Tyler Charles Gerth


Louisville: Man in custody after shooting at Breonna Taylor protest

A shooting at a Louisville protest over Breonna Taylor left one man dead and a suspect in hospital.
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Suspect in custody in fatal shooting at a Louisville park during protests over the killing of Breonna Taylor

A suspect is in police custody after the fatal shooting of a man at a park in Louisville, Kentucky, where peaceful protesters have been gathering to demand justice for the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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Suspect in killing at Louisville protest in custody

The suspect arrested in the shooting death of a man during a Louisville protest over the police killing of Breonna Taylor had taken part in demonstrations but was disruptive and had been asked by other protesters to leave, authorities and protesters said Sunday. The man, identified by an arrest citation as Steven Nelson Lopez, was hospitalized and being interviewed by homicide investigators about the shooting that happened late Saturday, interim Louisville Police Chief Robert Schroeder said at ...
Tags: News, Louisville, Robert Schroeder, Jefferson Square Park, Breonna Taylor, Steven Nelson Lopez, Tyler Charles Gerth


Protester Fatally Shot At Demonstration Against Breonna Taylor’s Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities were investigating a fatal shooting Saturday night at a park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, where demonstrators had gathered to protest the death of Breonna Taylor. Reports of shots fired at Jefferson Square Park came in around 9 p.m., Louisville Metro police said in a statement, followed by calls that the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department was performing life-saving measures on a male who died at the scene. Shortly after, police were told of a shooting...
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What we know about Saturday's fatal shooting at the downtown Louisville protest

A shooting Saturday at Louisville's Jefferson Square Park left a man dead and another individual injured following a month of Breonna Taylor protests.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Man dies in shooting at Louisville protest over Breonna Taylor killing

Video posted on social media appears to show man opening fire in Jefferson Square Park as people run for coverUS authorities are investigating a fatal shooting on Saturday night at a park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, where demonstrators had gathered to protest the death of Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was shot in her home by police.Reports of shots fired at Jefferson Square Park were made around 9pm, Louisville metro police said, and Jefferson county sheriff’s department officers perfo...
Tags: Kentucky, World news, US news, US policing, Louisville, Black Lives Matter Movement, Jefferson County, Louisville Kentucky, Hall of Justice, Jefferson Square Park, Breonna Taylor


Man was fatally shot at Louisville park during protests over the killing of Breonna Taylor

A man was fatally shot at a park in Louisville, Kentucky, where peaceful protesters have been gathering to demand justice for the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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