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'We fought for you. It is now your turn to fight for us.' | Breonna Taylor's mom pens open letter to President-elect Biden

Tamika Palmer is asking the president-elect to hold true to his promises made while he was on the campaign trail.
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Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, marches with Black Lives Matter protesters, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Louisville. Breonna Taylor's family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed the Black woman during a March drug raid at her apartment. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Breonna Taylor’s mother is taking her fight for justice to the White House.

In an open letter to President-elect Joe Biden, Tamika Palmer calls on him to bring change within the justice system and hold police accountable by keeping promises he made during the campaign.

The full-page color ad, published in Tuesday’s Washington Post, is part of a campaign for the Grassroots Law Project.

In it, Palmer references a conversation she previously had with the president-elect saying, “you assured me that you were committed to justice for Breonna. That call inspired me and gave me hope during a very dark time.”

She ends the letter with, “We fought for you. It is now your turn to fight for us.”

To read that full letter, click here. 

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