Tamika Palmer, the mom of Breonna Taylor, blasted the Black Lives Matter motion in Louisville, Kentucky in a since-removed Fb publish.
“I’ve by no means personally handled BLM Louisville and personally have discovered them to be fraud [sic],” Ms Palmer wrote on Wednesday. A screenshot of the publish was later revealed by a neighborhood media present.
She referred to as Kentucky statehouse consultant Attica Scott “one other fraud”.
Ms Palmer gave credit score to household, mates and native activists for supporting her household after the demise of her daughter. Ms Taylor, who was 26, died following a police taking pictures in her dwelling in the course of the execution of a no-knock warrant.
Ms Scott has pushed for a ban on no-knock warrants since Ms Taylor’s demise.
Ms Palmer mentioned native activist Christopher 2x and different supporters had “by no means wanted recognition”.
“I may stroll in a room full of people that declare to be right here for Breonna’s household who do not even know who I’m,” she added.
She criticised individuals who have raised cash for Ms Taylor’s household with out figuring out them, writing: “I’ve watched y’all elevate cash on behalf of Breonna’s household who has by no means executed a rattling factor for us nor have we wanted it or requested so Discuss fraud.
“It’s superb how many individuals have misplaced focus Smdh. I’m a say this earlier than I’m going I’m so sick of a few of y’all and I used to be final anyone who wants it I’m with this sufficient is sufficient!!”
Ms Taylor died after being shot six instances as police returned fireplace after her boyfriend Kenneth Walker discharged his weapon, hitting one of many officers, as they used a battering ram to enter the residence.
Two of the three officers who used their weapons have been fired, with one remaining on the job. Not one of the officers have been charged within the demise of Ms Taylor, however one among them is dealing with expenses for wanton endangerment in respect of bullets that entered one other residence.
Sgt Jonathan Mattingly, who stays on the police power, is writing a e book in regards to the occasion and its aftermath to be revealed by Submit Hill Press.
The Unbiased has reached out to BLM Louisville and Consultant Attica Scott for remark.