One of the protesters gunned down in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Tuesday night has been identified as a 26-year-old skateboarder who friends say valued peace and died fighting against injustice.
Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, turned contentious on Sunday night when police charged the demonstrators, using batons and pepper spray to subdue them.
On Tuesday, a large group of people marched to the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to protest the fact that the officers who killed Breonna Taylor have not yet been arrested and charged. Eighty-seven protesters, dressed in white shirts, occupied A.G. Cameron’s lawn, peacefully sitting down to hold their space. According to a police statement sent to Refinery29, they were arrested and charged with felonies; among those arrested were Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams, NFL player Kenny Stills, activists and Until Freedom co-founders Tamika D. Mallory and Linda Sarsour, and Love and Hip-Hop star Yandy Smith.
All 57 members of the Buffalo Police Department’s Emergency Response Team have resigned following the suspension of two officers who were seen pushing a 75-year-old man to the ground during a protest Thursday.