Breonna Taylor, Sarah Everard, and the relentless police story

blog post from Columbia Journalism Review

Last week, Shaylah Brown and Marina Affo, reporters with the USA Today Network, came together, on the paper’s 5 Things podcast, to discuss the killing of Breonna Taylor—a Black emergency medical technician in Louisville, Kentucky, who was shot by police in her apartment a year ago Saturday—and their experiences covering the story as Black women journalists. “I’m twenty-six, she was twenty-six, and her life was only just beginning,” Brown said. “She easily could have been any one of us… You...


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