Breaking today: the officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor will not face charges for her death. One of the three officers has been indicted on charges for "wanton endangerment." None of the charges reflect the shooting of Ms Taylor.
Breonna Taylor's case has been a national outcry for justice ever since her tragic death March 13th of this year. Taylor was at home in bed when the police offers broke down her apartment door and entered with warrant for a narcotics investigation.
Upon hearing the decision by the jury, social media went into uproar including tweets of celebrities speaking out.
Daniel Cameron is on Donald Trump’s short list as replacement of #RGB on the Supreme Court. The same man who decide… https://t.co/89slZktp9r— kerry washington (@kerry washington) 1600885015.0
Kerry Washington was one of the first to speak out about the decision with this tweet urging Americans to vote and make a difference.
In the middle of the night on March 13th Breonna Taylor, a 26 year-old EMT and aspiring nurse was shot dead by… https://t.co/M5f8UxFcPp— Padma Lakshmi (@Padma Lakshmi) 1600889779.0
Padma Lakshmi took the opportunity to educate her audience with a large thread of tweets which outlined Ms Taylor's case up until the jury decision today. The television host advocated for justice as well as reporting the facts.
The cops that murdered Breonna Taylor knew this is how it would play out from the moment it happened. They were nev… https://t.co/9hIkT5rPRS— 🏁 Jamal Crawford (@🏁 Jamal Crawford) 1600887227.0
American basketball player, Jamal Crawford, also sent out a series of tweets calling for change.
Brett Hankinson, one of Breonna Taylor’s murderers, was NOT charged with murder, but with wanton endangerment. This… https://t.co/65P6KVntXM— Ron Perlman (@Ron Perlman) 1600885434.0
Actor, Ron Perlman, pointed out the charge one of the officers will face and its relation to the case.
infuriating. no justice, no peace. join me in supporting protesters demanding justice for Breonna Taylor by donati… https://t.co/Ghm71kXMVP— tyler oakley (@tyler oakley) 1600886232.0
Tyler Oakley is an activist and youtuber most known for his work within the LGBTQ+ community.
BeBe Zahara Benet
Once again, our current (in)justice has failed us. It hasn’t even kept us safe in our own homes. #BreonnaTaylor des… https://t.co/tCHZ48njRK— BeBe Black Lives Matter Benet (@BeBe Black Lives Matter Benet) 1600886767.0
First winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, Bebe Zarah Benet has always used her platform for racial justice.
Aly & AJ
Paying the family off with a settlement & charging the cop who killed #BreonnaTaylor with a Class D felony isn’t go… https://t.co/VmC3oSgwG7— Aly & AJ (@Aly & AJ) 1600887893.0
Formerly known as Disney Channel stars, the musical sisters called out the Kentucky AG.
They can plan so well for a state of emergency but can’t plan and make sure they are barging into the correct apart… https://t.co/MbXvR4gt3e— 📎Lesley-Ann Brandt (@📎Lesley-Ann Brandt) 1600889911.0
Brandt is a south African actress known for many television roles in New Zealand as well as the series Lucifer.
Justice for Breonna Taylor.— FINNEAS (@FINNEAS) 1600890102.0
Brother and collaborator to Billie Eilish, Finneas was to the point.
So, no one is responsible for killing #BreonnaTaylor ?— Mia Farrow (@Mia Farrow) 1600889207.0
Former actress and model turned activist, Mia Farrow tweeted this thought.
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