Breonna Taylor and the Legacy of Racially Charged Violence

By now the nation has learned that the Louisville police officers who killed Breonna Taylor were not charged with any crimes related to her death. In fact, only one of the officers was indicted for “wanton endangerment,” because some of the bullets he fired hit the apartment of one of Breonna’s neighbors. This is yet […]

African American stories of unspeakable pain reverberate through US history

As seen in Post & Courier on June 7th 2020 By: Dr. Elijah Heyward III I am admittedly challenged writing this op-ed amid widespread protests and an epic clash between reality and “truths we hold to be self-evident.” I am burdened by the fact that despite the strides of our forebears, we continue to experience […]