Dozens of protesters took to the streets Thursday in downtown calling for justice for Breonna Taylor.Even with the pouring rain and the bitter cold, it didn’t stop protesters as they say they’ll continue to march and scream, until they get justice – no matter how long it takes.Dozens showed up Thursday night at the Louisville Free Public Library for the “Say her name” march. It’s been more than 150 days of protests in Louisville, calling for justice for Breonna Taylor.”Until we get some justice, there will be no celebration. There’s no time for leisure, there’s no time for recreation,” said Aaron Jordan, one of the organizers.Meeting at this library was a strategic move according to organizers. In September, State Rep. Attica Scott, her daughter and others were arrested and charged with felony rioting, as they were walking to First Unitarian Church just before the 9.p.m. curfew.”They could have easily been allowed to peacefully go into the church but instead those officers used bad judgement and decided to apprehend those Black women,” said Jordan.Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell dropped the felony charges but not the misdemeanor charges. Protesters on Thursday say O’Connell doesn’t plan on dropping similar misdemeanor charges against the dozens of protesters who have been arrested in the past several months.”Nonviolent protesters have no reason to be charged for exercising their first amendment right,” said Jordan.And as the few protesters marched from the library to Jefferson Square, they say the upcoming weekend will also have marches and rallies, all aimed to continue their fight for racial equality, justice for Breonna Taylor and others.”Until we get justice for Breonna Taylor, there will be no peace,” Jordan told WLKY.”No justice, no Halloween. It’s put together by a lot of organizers. We’re just showing them that there’s nothing to celebrate in this city, there’s absolutely nothing to celebrate in this city,” said Travis Nagdy, another organizer.Friday afternoon, the group has organized a “protect Black men” march at the Belvedere. It will honor the lives of David McAtee and other black men who have been killed by law enforcement.

Dozens of protesters took to the streets Thursday in downtown calling for justice for Breonna Taylor.

Even with the pouring rain and the bitter cold, it didn’t stop protesters as they say they’ll continue to march and scream, until they get justice – no matter how long it takes.

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Dozens showed up Thursday night at the Louisville Free Public Library for the “Say her name” march. It’s been more than 150 days of protests in Louisville, calling for justice for Breonna Taylor.

“Until we get some justice, there will be no celebration. There’s no time for leisure, there’s no time for recreation,” said Aaron Jordan, one of the organizers.

Meeting at this library was a strategic move according to organizers. In September, State Rep. Attica Scott, her daughter and others were arrested and charged with felony rioting, as they were walking to First Unitarian Church just before the 9.p.m. curfew.

“They could have easily been allowed to peacefully go into the church but instead those officers used bad judgement and decided to apprehend those Black women,” said Jordan.

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell dropped the felony charges but not the misdemeanor charges. Protesters on Thursday say O’Connell doesn’t plan on dropping similar misdemeanor charges against the dozens of protesters who have been arrested in the past several months.

“Nonviolent protesters have no reason to be charged for exercising their first amendment right,” said Jordan.

And as the few protesters marched from the library to Jefferson Square, they say the upcoming weekend will also have marches and rallies, all aimed to continue their fight for racial equality, justice for Breonna Taylor and others.

“Until we get justice for Breonna Taylor, there will be no peace,” Jordan told WLKY.

“No justice, no Halloween. It’s put together by a lot of organizers. We’re just showing them that there’s nothing to celebrate in this city, there’s absolutely nothing to celebrate in this city,” said Travis Nagdy, another organizer.

Friday afternoon, the group has organized a “protect Black men” march at the Belvedere. It will honor the lives of David McAtee and other black men who have been killed by law enforcement.

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