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At ‘Sisters Friday,' Louisville activists aim to raise awareness of Breonna Taylor’s death

At ‘Sisters Friday,' Louisville activists aim to raise awareness of Breonna Taylor’s death
Saturday 6
7:51 2020

“Welcome to ‘Sisters Friday,'” organizer Marissa Whittenberg, who is white, said into a microphone at the center of the park. “You guys are important too!” AD AD Friday was the first day that demonstrations at Jefferson Square Park had taken on an unofficial theme. On “Sisters Friday,” a name devised by a group of community activists, both men and women, who have been the vocal centers of most of the week’s protests, women were repeatedly encouraged to speak in front of the gathering crowd. They have been leading chants and sharing stories at protests downtown. But on Friday, both the ...

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Summary: Though Breonna Taylor was killed in her home by police weeks ago, her death did not have the same resonance nationally as George Floyd's in Minneapolis.

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