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    Oprah puts up billboards in Louisville demanding action in Breonna Taylor case

    Oprah Winfrey’s O Magazine is putting up billboards around Louisville, Kentucky, calling for the officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor to be arrested and charged. Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT, was shot multiple times in March by police forcing their way into her apartment while executing a no-knock warrant. O Magazine is putting up 26 billboards around the city — one for each year of Taylor’s life to amplify her story and the fight for justice in her name. The billboard features the portrait of Taylor that will be on the cover of the September issue of O. It ...


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    Breonna Taylor's name is a national rallying cry. Will it be enough to charge the police?

    Her name has echoed in streets across the U.S. and around the world, becoming a rallying cry for justice. It's on protest signs and graffiti tags, on WNBA jerseys and LeBron's shoes. Her face is pictured on a giant Maryland mural that may be visible from space and on the cover of Oprah Winfrey's "O, The Oprah Magazine." She's watching Louisville from murals across the city, surrounded by flowers in the heart of Jefferson Square Park and will soon look down on passersby from 26 area billboards – one for each year she was alive. Breonna Taylor has become a ...


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    Breonna Taylor's name is a national rallying cry. Will it be enough to charge the police?

    Her name has echoed in streets across the U.S. and around the world, becoming a rallying cry for justice. It's on protest signs and graffiti tags, on WNBA jerseys and LeBron's shoes. Her face is pictured on a giant Maryland mural that may be visible from space and on the cover of Oprah Winfrey's "O, The Oprah Magazine." She's watching Louisville from murals across the city, surrounded by flowers in the heart of Jefferson Square Park and will soon look down on passersby from 26 area billboards – one for each year she was alive. Breonna Taylor has become a ...


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    Kentucky attorney general meets with Breonna Taylor’s family

    Kentucky’s attorney general, facing increasing pressure to charge police who fatally shot Breonna Taylor, met with the family Wednesday morning, according to his office, which released few details. Attorney General Daniel Cameron met with Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, and other family members “to personally express his condolences,” according to a news release. The statement did not provide any other details of the meeting, which took place at a state office in Louisville, but added that the investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Cameron “seemed sincere and genuine, which I appreciated,” Palmer said in a written statement released to the news ...


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    Breonna Taylor’s family meets with Kentucky attorney general, Louisville mayor, urging action on officers who killed her

    Members of Breonna Taylor’s family and the family’s lawyer met with Kentucky’s attorney general and Lousville’s mayor this week to discuss the progress of an investigation into the March police-involved slaying of the 26-year-old Black woman in her apartment. Civil rights lawyer Ben Crump said the meetings were to discuss the “botched no-knock warrant” that led to the “execution” of Taylor in her home. The legal team said no elements of the investigation were discussed, and lawyer Lonita Baker said Attorney General Daniel Cameron personally extended his condolences to the family for the first time since Taylor was killed. Baker ...


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    Warrant issued in July for arrest of Breonna Taylor's ex-boyfriend

    Newly released documents show in late July, a grand jury indicted Glover on charges including trafficking a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. A judge issued a warrant for his arrest on July 27. Glover is the ex-boyfriend of Breonna Taylor. Police said they believed he may have been keeping drugs or money inside Taylor's apartment, leading to the execution of a search warrant at her home on March 13. Attorneys said no drugs and no cash were found in her apartment. Taylor was killed the night of the search warrant, her death sparking national protests and calls for ...


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    Kentucky: Elderly whites protest for slain Black woman

    Unable to march in the streets, a group of white senior citizens staged a sit-in outside the home of Kentucky's attorney general to demand justice for Breonna Taylor on Thursday. One of them ended up getting arrested and six others were given citations, police said. More than a dozen protesters gathered on the front lawn of Attorney General Daniel Cameron's suburban Louisville home. They sat in chairs they brought and held up signs that included: “Grannies for Breonna," and “Listen to Your Elders, Black Lives Matter," said 78-year-old protester Dotti Lockhart. “We can’t march," Lockhart said in a phone interview. ...


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    Yandy Smith reveals ‘inhumane conditions’ during Breonna Taylor protest arrest

    On Aug. 25, “Love & Hip Hop” star Yandy Smith tightly squeezed onto fellow celeb advocate Porsha Williams’ hands as officers in riot gear approached them while they protested the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. “We were sitting right next to each other with locked arms,” she told Page Six. “And we were both so afraid, but so empowered and feeling courageous.” Smith, 40, Williams, 39, and more than 60 others were part of a peaceful “Day of Action” march organized by the social justice group Until Freedom. The group marched from the Louisville Metro Police Department ...


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    How Breonna Taylor's killing inspires Eagles' Jamon Brown to push for a 'new world'

    As a proud Black man fed up with social injustice and a native of Louisville, Kentucky, loyal to his hometown, Philadelphia Eagles offensive guard Jamon Brown has taken the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor to heart. "We've been out here marching and protesting for a cause, for a movement, for a change. But right now, I'm here to tell you -- look around you. Literally, look around you. People say 'One day,' and I say 'Day 1.' ...Today in Louisville, Kentucky, we as a people have declared that we are all the same and that we as a people deserve ...


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    How Breonna Taylor's killing spurs Eagles' Jamon Brown to push for a 'new world'

    As a proud Black man fed up with social injustice and a native of Louisville, Kentucky, loyal to his hometown, Philadelphia Eagles offensive guard Jamon Brown has taken the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor to heart. "We've been out here marching and protesting for a cause, for a movement, for a change. But right now, I'm here to tell you -- look around you. Literally, look around you. People say 'One day,' and I say 'Day 1.' ...Today in Louisville, Kentucky, we as a people have declared that we are all the same and that we as a people deserve ...


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    How Breonna Taylor's killing spurs Eagles' Jamon Brown to push for a 'new world'

    As a proud Black man fed up with social injustice and a native of Louisville, Kentucky, loyal to his hometown, Philadelphia Eagles offensive guard Jamon Brown has taken the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor to heart. "We've been out here marching and protesting for a cause, for a movement, for a change. But right now, I'm here to tell you -- look around you. Literally, look around you. People say 'One day,' and I say 'Day 1.' ...Today in Louisville, Kentucky, we as a people have declared that we are all the same and that we as a people deserve ...


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    Some Louisville federal buildings close ahead of Taylor decision

    Some federal buildings in Louisville, Kentucky, will be closed this week and police will operate under a state of emergency as the city awaits an announcement by state Attorney General Daniel Cameron about his office’s investigation into the killing of Breonna Taylor. The Gene Snyder United States Courthouse will be closed to the public through Friday, September 25, according to an order by Greg Stivers, the chief US District Court judge for Western Kentucky. All scheduled in-court appearances will be continued or converted to videoconference proceedings at the discretion of the presiding judge, the order says. The courthouse’s windows were ...


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    Chicago prepares after one officer indicted in Breonna Taylor case; not for her death

    A Kentucky grand jury on Wednesday indicted a single former police officer for shooting into neighboring apartments but did not move forward with charges against any officers for their role in Breonna Taylor’s death. The jury announced that fired Officer Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection to the police raid of Taylor’s home on the night of March 13. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot calle for a moment of silence in the city at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. The mayor and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker both stated Tuesday that the Illinois National Guard is prepared ...


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    Breonna Taylor decision: What is wanton endangerment?

    A Kentucky grand jury charged former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison with three counts of wanton endangerment in the first-degree Wednesday for firing into Breonna Taylor’s neighbors’ homes on March 13, not for her death Taylor, a Black 26-year-old ER technician, was shot multiple times by officers who “breached the door” to her home in the middle of the night while serving a warrant during a narcotics investigation. “The Grand Jury determined that there is no evidence to support a criminal violation of state law caused Ms. Taylor’s death,” Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Wednesday. “The Grand Jury found ...


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    1 officer indicted in Breonna Taylor case; not for her death

    A Kentucky grand jury considering the March killing of Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker, in her home voted on Wednesday to indict one of three white police officers for wanton endangerment, the state’s attorney general said. The officer indicted was Detective Brett Hankison, who faces up to five years in prison if convicted, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said at a news conference. “The Grand Jury determined that there is no evidence to support a criminal violation of state law caused Ms. Taylor’s death. The Grand Jury found that there was sufficient evidence to indict Detective Hankison for wanton endangerment ...


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    Breonna Taylor decision: Chicago protests draw hundreds across city, Illinois National Guard on standby as 1 officer indicted

    Chicago protests over the decision to not charge any officers for the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville drew hundreds across the city Wednesday night. The Illinois National Guard was put on standby for the reaction to the charging decision, but all protests remained peaceful. Kentucky officials announced Wednesday afternoon that Louisville Officer Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection to the police raid on the night of March 13. None of the charges are for Taylor's death. One protest and march was held near Chicago police headquarters in Bronzeville. "As much as ...


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    Unrest breaks out in Louisville and across the country after Breonna Taylor case announcement

    Protesters gathered and reacted after a Kentucky grand jury announced their decision in the March killing of Black medical worker, Breonna Taylor. The Kentucky grand jury indicted one of the three police officers involved in the death of Taylor, but the indictment was for shooting his gun at Taylor’s neighbor’s apartment. The officer indicted, Detective Brett Hankison, faces up to five years in prison if convicted, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said. “The grand jury determined that there is no evidence to support a criminal violation of state law caused Ms. Taylor’s death,” Cameron said. “The grand jury found that there ...


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    Breonna Taylor decision: Chicago protests draw hundreds across city, Illinois National Guard on standby as 1 officer indicted

    Chicago protests in wake of the announcement in the Breonna Taylor case in Louisville, Kentucky remained mostly peaceful Wednesday night. Kentucky officials announced Wednesday afternoon that Louisville Officer Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection to the police raid on the night of March 13. None of the charges are for Taylor's death. Hundreds took to the streets to protest the grand jury's decision, including a protest in Wicker Park that then moved into Logan Square. The group stopped at a police station and then in Logan Square, someone spray-painted "BLM" for Black Lives Matter ...


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    Anger, paralysis, and heavy hearts: Students and educators grapple with Breonna Taylor decision

    Once again, a justice system declined to bring charges against police officers in the killing of a Black American. Once again, demonstrators took to the streets to protest. Once again, a sense of hopelessness hung over communities. And once again, as one Tennessee educator told us on Thursday, school staff must still “get up and teach and act as if none of yesterday happened.” Throughout this tumultuous year, Chalkbeat has sought to lift up the voices of students and educators as the nation has reckoned with police violence, justice, and racism in America. We have turned our website over to ...


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    Officer charged in Breonna Taylor case pleads not guilty

    The lone Kentucky detective facing charges related to the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor pleaded not guilty Monday. Brett Hankison’s plea comes five days after a grand jury indicted him on three counts of wanton endangerment for firing into the home of Taylor’s neighbors. If convicted, he could face up to five years in prison on each count. Hankison’s lawyer asked that his client be allowed to keep firearms for self-defense, saying Hankison, who was fired in June, “has received a number of threats.” The judge turned down the request. The grand jury declined to charge Hankison or the other ...


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