Austin: Día de Muertos for Black Lives

By Nélida Tello On November 1 in Dove Springs District Park, a group of Chicanos and Latinos in Austin hosted a Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) event, honoring the lives of Breonna Taylor, Mike Ramos and the hundreds of Black people killed by the police in the US. Event organizers say they wanted to emphasize unity across different peoples and cultures against oppression, … Continue reading Austin: Día de Muertos for Black Lives

The Failure to Charge Breonna Taylor’s Killers with Murder Is Not Unique

By Mike Talavera On Wednesday, the Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced that no Louisville police would be indicted for the murder of Breonna Taylor, the Black worker who was killed in March. The grand jury only indicted former officer Brett Hankison for “wanton endangerment” for firing 10 shots into Breonna’s apartment after police used a battering ram to break down her door in the … Continue reading The Failure to Charge Breonna Taylor’s Killers with Murder Is Not Unique

Louisville: 87 Charged with Felonies for Sit-In at Attorney General’s Home

By David Martinez On July 14, about 100 protesters marched to the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron in Louisville and assembled in his front lawn to demand that he arrest the police officers involved in the March killing of Breonna Taylor, a Black healthcare worker murdered while laying in her boyfriend’s bed. Engaging in civil disobedience, the protesters refused to leave when police … Continue reading Louisville: 87 Charged with Felonies for Sit-In at Attorney General’s Home