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Black Lives Matter: 2020

A guide on information and history surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement and police brutality against black people in the United States..

2020

In 2020 police murders of Black people continue at steady rates. In March of 2020, many states and communities began shelter-in-place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, the pandemic and shelter in place has highlighted many systemic issues around BIPOC communities including inequities in healthcare and employment, among others. Below are some resources and information on George Floyd (Minnesota), Breonna Taylor (Kentucky), and Tony McDade (Florida), three people murdered by police during the pandemic. 

Breonna Taylor

Breonna Taylor, an EMT in Louiseville, Kentucky was shot and killed by police in mid-March. Read more about how more and more Black people experience armed raids in their homes in this Mother Jones article.

George Floyd

Tony McDade