Know their names. Know their stories.

This blog includes the stories of eight black individuals who were killed at the hands of white cops, who still have not been granted justice. It is important to note here that the stories below are exemplary and not exhaustive. There is no way for us to know the full extent of policy brutality or race-based crimes because they are rarely talked about. Our fight for equality is for the stories we know, as much as it is for those we don’t.

As many of you already know, George Floyd, an unarmed, cooperative, black man was killed by four police officers on May 25, 2020. These officers obstructed Floyd’s breathing for nearly nine minutes until he passed away. Recently, there has been a significant amount of protests against the officers, and numerous calls for justice to be served in the form of charging those involved with this murder.

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