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Bust of Breonna Taylor broken in downtown Oakland

Bust of Breonna Taylor broken in downtown Oakland
A sculpted bust of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT who was fatally shot by police inside her Louisville home, was destroyed in downtown Oakland over the weekend in what the artist has called “an act of racist aggression.”

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> New York bars evictions until May A sculpted bust of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT who was fatally shot by police inside her Louisville home, was destroyed in downtown Oakland over the weekend in what the artist has called “an act of racist aggression.” Taylor was fatally shot in March by three plainsclothes Louisville police officers served a no-knock warrant, then forced entry into her apartment as part of a drug investigation.A sculpted bust of Breonna Taylor was shattered Saturday in Oakland.” The statue, which includes a nameplate that reads “say her name,” was installed at Latham Square just two weeks before it was found shattered Saturday.

None of the officers were charged in Taylor’s death, but Brett Hankison was indicted by a grand jury on three counts of wanton endangerment after some of the bullets hit a neighbor’s apartment.Any leftover money will go to Taylor’s family.

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