Breonna Taylor was shot 5 times and killed in her own home by police officers on March 13.
Now, more than half a year later, Breonna Taylor's family is receiving a "substantial" settlement of $12 million. Along with the cash settlement, the City of Louisville, KY will be implementing several actions to reform policing in Louisville.
BREAKING: Louisville, Kentucky Mayor Greg Fischer announces a civil settlement for Tamika Palmer, the mother of… https://t.co/U8JNA9TOcx— Bloomberg QuickTake (@Bloomberg QuickTake)1600194170.0
Taylor's killing sparked protests across the country. Earlier this month the protests reached their 100th day.
Although this settlement marks a historic moment of the city attempting to atone for the actions of the officers involved in the fatal shooting, it has not stopped people from speaking out about reform.
On Twitter, #JusticeForBreonnaTaylor has been trending with many speaking out about the cash settlement for the family.
No amount of money makes up for the fact that Breonna Taylor's killers roam free. #JusticeForBreonnaTaylor— Tom Steyer (@Tom Steyer)1600190209.0
they need to also arrest Brett Hankison, Jonathan Mattingly, & Myles Cosgrove for the murder of Breonna Taylor.… https://t.co/UE5xRktYg4— tyler oakley (@tyler oakley)1600190190.0
Many believe that 'true justice' will not be served until the police officers responsible have been fired and arrested.
It’s been 185 days since Breonna Taylor was murdered in her own home. Please continue to tag @DanielCameronAG,… https://t.co/Sbds0d7OHr— Mark Ruffalo (@Mark Ruffalo)1600090082.0
#SayHerName: #BreonnaTaylor was murdered SIX MONTHS ago by police in her own bed. Please call 844-976-2848 to conti… https://t.co/LinExI6bV2— COMMON (@COMMON)1600028025.0