Mariah Carey Shows Support for Breonna Taylor
Mariah Carey uses her social media platform to show support for Breonna Taylor and demand justice.
Mariah Carey has been actively speaking up about injustices through her social media accounts. Recently, she took to Twitter and Instagram, to show her support for Breonna Taylor, the Black Lives Matter movement, and medical workers, while demanding the police that killed Taylor be put in jail.
It’s been 6 months since #BreonnaTaylor was killed by police in a ‘no-knock’ raid targeting the WRONG apartment. Medical workers like her save lives every day – but police violence claims Black lives at nearly the same pace. Follow @wearepushblack to read more about her story. pic.twitter.com/5VVw8oUrUw
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) September 13, 2020
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old nurse technician from Louisville, Kentucky was killed on March 13th, 2020 by officers of the Lousiville Metro Police Department Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove. The officers entered the house with at night, with a no-knock search warrant, and fired 20 shots, 8 of them hitting Taylor. The officers suspected Taylor of possession of drugs but no drugs were found in the house. Please read this article for a more in-depth backstory on Taylor.
Carey showed her support for the Taylor, demanding the cops that killed her be sent to jail for murder, and encouraging her followers to check out the twitter page @wearepushblack, an account that reports on Black news stories and history. Additionally, they have their own podcast featuring Black activists and Black stories.
Hey fam, the PushBlack podcast is officially live! Our flagship podcast #BlackHistoryYear connects you to the history, thinkers, and activists that are left out of the mainstream conversations. Click the link to subscribe and listen now ✊🏿🎧 https://t.co/QY6FxI0YxA
— PushBlack (@wearepushblack) May 22, 2020