Beyoncé Calls for Justice for Breonna Taylor in an Open Letter to Kentucky’s Attorney General

Curated via Twitter from Glamour’s twitter account….

She said it is Cameron’s duty to bring justice to Taylor and her family and called out three points of action: bringing criminal charges against the three officers involved, committing to transparency in the investigation, and investigating the LMPD’s response and the “pervasive practices that result in the repeated deaths of unarmed Black citizens. “Don’t let this case fall into the pattern of no action after a terrible tragedy,” Beyoncé wrote. “With every death of a Black person at the hands of the police, there are two real tragedies: the death itself, and the inaction and delays that follow it.

Plainclothes officers with a ‘no-knock’ warrant forced their way into her apartment where she was asleep and unarmed,” she wrote. “Moments later, the officers fired over 20 shots into Breonna Taylor’s home, striking her at least eight times. “Three months have passed—and zero arrests have been made, and no officers have been fired,” she continued. “The LMPD’s investigation was turned over to your office, and yet all of the officers involved in the shooting remain employed by the LMPD. Sgt.

The singer posted the letter she wrote to Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron on her official website, outlining her calls to action. “It has now been over three months since members of the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) killed Breonna Taylor.

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