May 9, 2020
Dreasjon Reed, McHale Rose outrage. Hundreds blocked traffic in Indianapolis to protest the police-involved shootings of 2 black men.
- INDIANAPOLIS — Friends and family of Sean Reed are remembering him after his death was live streamed on Facebook. “He was talking to me on the live,” Jazmine Reed, his sister, said. “And he was like ‘Sis I’m sorry.’ And I’m like ‘Brother what are you doing? We can’t think for them.'”
- Indianapolis police chief talks to Dreasjon Reed’s family in emotional face-to-face exchange “Ya’ll be murdering us black people for years,” Jamie Reed, Dreasjon’s father said to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Randal Taylor. “What’s going on? What’s the investigation? What’s going on?”
- ACLU standing up for these criminals Paige Fernandez, policing policy advisor with the American Civil Liberties Union, issued the following statement: “We mourn the loss of Dreasjon Reed as police yet again have robbed another Black man of his life. …fatal officer-involved shootings continue to ravage communities, particularly those of color. These police killings are not one-off incidents and are not the result of a few bad apples, but rather emblematic of the systemic problems that pervade our policing institutions.