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The Killing of Breonna Taylor Still Reverberates in Kentucky Politics

Originally published by The 19th The economy, abortion and education: They’re the big issues in the ads and debates in the Kentucky governor’s race, just as in other races around the country. But the contest between Attorney General Daniel Cameron, a Black Republican, and incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear, who is White and the rare Democrat […]

Posted inCriminal Justice, Policing

Louisville Police Violated Black People’s Civil Rights ‘For Years,’ Says Justice Department

The Louisville Metro Police Department has a pattern of discriminating against Black people and violating their constitutional rights, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday. In 2021, the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division launched a nearly two-year investigation of the Louisville department following the March 2020 fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor. Taylor was a 26-year-old […]

Posted inPolitics & Policy, Voices of Change

This Activist Campaigned on Poverty, Gentrification, and Reparations —and Won

Ahead of the 2022 midterms, Worldacad is talking to newsmakers from across the country who want to reshape American politics or galvanize Black voices in government. Our “Voices of Change” series will update periodically with insights from the candidates, activists, lawmakers, and political insiders who you should know. Jecorey Arthur expected much more pushback from other […]