This Day in History

Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician, was tragically killed during a police raid on her apartment in Louisville, Kentucky, on March 13, 2020. The officers, executing a “no-knock” warrant, entered Taylor’s home and exchanged gunfire with her boyfriend, resulting in Taylor being fatally shot multiple times. Taylor’s death sparked nationwide protests and renewed calls for police reform, shedding light on the systemic issues of racial injustice and police brutality faced by Black Americans.