Beyoncé Urges ‘Swift Justice’ For Breonna Taylor In Letter To Kentucky Attorney General

Beyoncé is letting her voice be heard once again.

Less than a week after she celebrated Breonna Taylor’s birthday with a demand for justice, the 38-year-old icon penned a letter to Kentucky’s Attorney General Daniel Cameron. She urged Cameron to use his power to bring criminal charges against the three fers who shot and killed Taylor in her Lousiville apartment on March 13.

The letter, which was shared on Beyoncé’s ficial website on Sunday (June 14), demands that the Attorney General “commit to transparency in the investigation and prosecution these ficers’ criminal conduct.”

“Your fice has both the power and the responsibility to bring justice to Breonna Taylor, and demonstrate the value a Black woman’s life,” the Lemonade singer wrote in the letter. “Don’t let this case fall into the pattern no action after a terrible tragedy. With every death a Black person at the hands the police, there are two real tragedies: The death itself, and the inaction and delays that follow it.”

She continued, “This is your chance to end that pattern. Take swift and decisive action in charging the ficers. The next months cannot look like the last three.”

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Saturday (June 13) marked three months to the day Taylor’s killing, where Lousiville police perform a “no-knock warrant” on her apartment. Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, engaged in a gunfight with the police as they failed to identify themselves and he believed they were intruders. Taylor was shot eight times and died at the scene.

Beyoncé Urges 'Swift Justice' For Breonna Taylor In Letter To Kentucky Attorney General

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Beyoncé had used her platform in recent weeks to call for justice in the wake numerous incidents where Black men and women were killed at the hands police. During her commencement address to the Class 2020 on June 7, she paid tribute to Taylor, Geroge Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery as well as the Black Lives Matter movement.

“The killings George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others have left us all broken. It has left the entire country searching for answers,” she said. “We’ve seen that our collective hearts, when put to positive action, could start the wheels change.”