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Houston Rallies to Call For Justice for Breonna Taylor

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Doogie Roux
A crowd gathered at Houston's Discovery Green Friday afternoon calling for justice for Breonna Taylor, an African-American medical worker killed by police in Louisville, and address police violence. The rally boasted speakers, poets, and a moment to sing "Happy Birthday" to Taylor who would have been 27 today. The shooting occurred in the early morning of March 13 when three plain-clothes police officers served a "no-knock" warrant at Breonna's residence as part of a larger narcotics investigation. After a brief confrontation, officers fired numerous shots, striking her at least eight times. They were first fired upon by Kenneth Walker, Breonna’s boyfriend, who was in bed with her. Kenneth wounded one of the officers, who was hit in a leg, but was expected to make a full recovery. Kenneth was subsequently charged with attempted murder of a police officer, though the charge was dismissed last month. The officers involved in the shooting haven’t been charged. (Photos by Doogie Roux)