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This Black Activist Created An Online Platform to Demand Justice For Breonna Taylor

For weeks, the public has expressed constant outrage at the miscarriage of justice on behalf of Breonna Taylor. Taylor — a victim of police violence who was shot asleep in her home — has yet to have proper justice sought out for her wrongful death. The officers involved in the shooting — Brett Hankison, Jonathan Mattingly, and Myles Cosgrove — are still free as the world calls for action to be taken by Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron. Despite this, there are still leaders fighting on her behalf, including L.A. activist and Detroit native Jelani Curtis — who created an online platform to provide easy steps to demand justice, Detroit Free Press reports . Curtis, who took this as a personal challenge to do right by Taylor, created the platform as an act of solitude and a way to use his skills for good. “Me, as a creative person who’s used to solving problems on a daily basis, I was kind of beating my head against the wall like there has to be some idea that can kind of...

Njera Perkins

Jul 24, 2020