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'You don't heal. You just deal': How Black therapists cope with racial trauma while helping a community

Four Black Louisville, Kentucky, therapists talk about living with racial and generational trauma, while helping others cope with it.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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How Black therapists cope with racial trauma while helping a community

Four Black Louisville, Kentucky, therapists talk about living with racial and generational trauma, while helping others cope with it.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Louisville Kentucky, Louisville Courier Journal


Despite local and national calls to defund police, Louisville didn't. Here's why.

Louisville, in the national spotlight after the death of Breonna Taylor, declined to shift funding from its police department.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Police interviews say Breonna Taylor's home was a 'soft target,' suspect already located

Louisville Metro Police at Breonna Taylor's apartment were told it was a "soft target," according to newly released interviews.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Breonna Taylor's mother endures national spotlight to make sure Black women's lives matter

Tamika Palmer is the reluctant public face of the movement seeking justice for her Breonna Taylor, baring her grief to protect her daughter's legacy.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Louisville Courier Journal, Breonna Taylor, Tamika Palmer


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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Opinion: College football should consider punting its season until the spring

With a large number of at-risk players and no coronavirus vaccine in sight, college football should consider postponing its season.         [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.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino calls for college basketball season to be pushed back to January

Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino thinks the college basketball season should be pushed back to January due to the coronavirus pandemic.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Kentucky US Senate primary: Amy McGrath squeaks out win over Charles Booker

Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath has won the Democratic primary for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's Senate seat in a slim victory over state Rep. Charles Booker.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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My state is betting fans will be safe at the Kentucky Derby amid coronavirus. Too soon?

Other states that are reopening too quickly are seeing a deadly spike in coronavirus cases. Will the Kentucky Derby be a breeding ground?         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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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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Kentucky women's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell recovering from brain surgery

Kentucky women's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is recovering from brain surgery following complications from a concussion.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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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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Louisville shooting: At least one person killed in Jefferson Square Park where Black Lives Matter protests held

People have been gathering in the downtown park to protest Breonna Taylor's death and police brutality.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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The Headliners Music Hall building is for sale. What it means for Louisville's music scene

The Headliners Music Hall building was listed for sale on June 17, prompting rumors the popular performance space would be closing due to COVID-19.          [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Kentucky election: Ariana Grande sends food, coffee trucks to people waiting to vote

Before voting closed at a location in Kentucky, Ariana Grande sent her love to those still waiting in line — along with some food and coffee trucks.          [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Louisville cop Brett Hankison fired for his role in Breonna Taylor fatal shooting

Interim Chief Robert Schroeder wrote to Hankison that after a hearing held Tuesday, Schroeder was moving forward with terminating his employment.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Injunction request helps reopen Louisville polls as voters pound on doors

U.S. Senate candidate Charles Booker won a court order that let Louisville's only polling site reopen to voters who missed the initial cutoff.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Who will face Mitch McConnell? 3-way Kentucky Democratic primary comes to a head Tuesday

They all have the same goal: to persuade Kentucky Democrats they're the one who can dethrone Mitch McConnell and end his 36-year Senate career.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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What's next for Louisville police officer Brett Hankison after Breonna Taylor's death?

Louisville's interim police chief took a first step toward firing officer Brett Hankison on Friday, but that doesn't mean it's guaranteed to happen.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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'This is for you, baby': 22 days of protests are about more than Breonna Taylor

Protests in Louisville have lasted even longer than Ferguson's unrest in 2014, and motivations lie in change, improvement, and most of all, Hope.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Louisville police is firing officer Brett Hankison involved in Breonna Taylor shooting

Louisville's mayor said the police department is initiating termination of Brett Hankison, one of three officers to fire weapons in the shooting of Breonna Taylor         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Kentucky Attorney General won't put timetable on Breonna Taylor investigation

Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman who worked as an emergency room technician, was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police in her apartment.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Carol Leavell Barr, wife of Kentucky Congressman Andy Barr, dies in Lexington home

The wife of U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, died Tuesday night at the family's home in Lexington, according to the congressman's staff.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Louisville detective who obtained no-knock warrant for Breonna Taylor's apartment reassigned

Detective Joshua Jaynes wrote five affidavits seeking a judge's permission for no-knock searches as a part of a narcotics investigation in March.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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351 feet worth of controversy: Confederate monument stands tall in this Kentucky town

Jefferson Davis' birthplace in Kentucky is a place that waffles on the line of idolizing and preserving a dark chapter in American history.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Lexington's Railbird Festival is canceled in 2020 but plans to return to Keeneland in 2021

Lexington's Railbird Festival has been canceled in 2020, organizers say, amid the coronavirus pandemic. But the music festival will return next summer          [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: Religion, Keeneland, Lexington, Louisville Courier Journal


Louisville Slugger maker ends sales of nightsticks for police nonprofit amid protests

The maker of the Louisville Slugger will no longer produce commemorative nightsticks in the style of the iconic baseball bat amid growing criticism.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Breonna's Law: Louisville Metro Council votes to ban no-knock warrants

The new ordinance is called Breonna's Law, named after 26-year-old Breonna Taylor who was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police in her apartment.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Law, Louisville Courier Journal, Louisville Metro Police, Louisville Metro Council, Breonna Taylor, Breonna