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White KY Teacher William Bennett Fired For Fighting Student, Saying “He’s Just Another Black Boy Who Got Shot”

Even during a deadly pandemic and awful trend of increasingly common school shootings, White teachers like William Bennett are still some of the biggest threats to Black children’s safety and well-being. Source: JohnnyGreig / Getty Courier Journal reports that Jefferson County Public Schools fired him in December after conducting an investigation into his altercation with a student … Read moreWhite KY Teacher William Bennett Fired For Fighting Student, Saying “He’s Just Another Black Boy Who Got Shot”

#BlackLivesMatter: Police Merit Board Upholds Firing Of Ex-Cop Myles Cosgrove Who Recklessly Shot And Killed Breonna Taylor

No, you cannot be a cop anymore, sir. Tf?! Source: The Washington Post / Getty He tried it. Former Louisville police officer Myles Cosgrove really believed that he still deserved to walk around with a gun and badge after he discharged his service pistol recklessly 16 times and subsequently killed Breonna Taylor. Last year, then-Police … Read more#BlackLivesMatter: Police Merit Board Upholds Firing Of Ex-Cop Myles Cosgrove Who Recklessly Shot And Killed Breonna Taylor

Hours of Body-Cam Footage Exposes Gaps in Investigation of Breonna Taylor’s Death

The body-cam footage was captured by 45 different body cameras and was shared with Kentucky’s attorney general office. Hours of body camera footage from the Louisville Metro Police Department officers and SWAT Team members have been released revealing a closer look at the evening of Breonna Taylor‘s death.  Obtained by VICE News, the footage and … Read moreHours of Body-Cam Footage Exposes Gaps in Investigation of Breonna Taylor’s Death

No Justice for Breonna Taylor Leads to Nationwide Protests and Mass Arrests…

Police in Louisville say close to 100 arrests were made Wednesday evening following the Breonna Taylor indictment announcement. Following the disappointing decision that no officers would be held accountable for Breonna Taylor’s death in March, protestors took to the streets throughout the nation. Louisville which was already under a “state of emergency” ahead of the … Read moreNo Justice for Breonna Taylor Leads to Nationwide Protests and Mass Arrests…

Brett Hankison Indicted On Criminal Charges In Breonna Taylor Shooting

The indictment comes six months after Breonna Taylor was killed. One of the officers involved in the shooting that led to the death of Breonna Taylor has been indicted by a grand jury. In a report from the Louisville Courier Journal, former detective Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. Kentucky statutes … Read moreBrett Hankison Indicted On Criminal Charges In Breonna Taylor Shooting

Officer Who Allegedly Shot Breonna Taylor: “It’s Sad How the Good Guys…

In an email to officers, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly wrote, “I know we did the legal, moral and ethical thing that night.” An officer involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor sent an email to 1,000 officers alleging he and his colleagues were justified in how they handled the “botched” raid which led to her … Read moreOfficer Who Allegedly Shot Breonna Taylor: “It’s Sad How the Good Guys…

Louisville Police Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Breonna Taylor Decision

At the moment, a hold has been placed on officers’ vacation requests and barriers have been set up around downtown Louisville. Police in Louisville, Kentucky are currently under “state of emergency” rules ahead of the grand jury decision which will decide Breonna Taylor’s case. Taylor, an emergency medical technician was fatally shot earlier this year … Read moreLouisville Police Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Breonna Taylor Decision

Louisville Settles Breonna Taylor Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Millions

To this date, the police officers involved with Breonna Taylor’s shooting have not been charged. The city of Louisville has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with Breonna Taylor‘s family, according to The Associated Press. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is expected to announce the settlement later today at a press conference. The amount of money the … Read moreLouisville Settles Breonna Taylor Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Millions

New Photos Reveal That One Of The Cops In Breonna Taylor Raid…

The photos contradict statements made by the Louisville Metro Police Department that said the officers involved, who work narcotics, do not wear body cameras. New photos have surfaced showing that at least one of the officers involved in the raid that led to the death of Breonna Taylor was wearing a body cam. In a … Read moreNew Photos Reveal That One Of The Cops In Breonna Taylor Raid…

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