On the first day of Black History Month, Rihanna reminded Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron of how he failed Breonna Taylor.
Cameron posted a video PSA on Twitter Monday (Feb. 1) about remembering and celebrating “the contributions Black men and women have made to our Commonwealth and to our nation,” including himself as the first Black attorney general of the state. But many have remembered Cameron for his office’s failure to charge the Louisville police officers who served a “no-knock” search warrant and fatally shot the 26-year-old EMT while she was asleep in her apartment on March 13, 2020.
“Sup n—a? #JusticeforBreonnaTaylor,” the Bajan pop star shot back on Twitter.
She called him out on her social media earlier in September after a grand jury indicted only one of the officers, former detective Brett Hankison, with three charges of first-degree wanton endangerment for bullets that entered three neighboring apartments in a move completely unrelated to Taylor’s murder. (Two other officers involved in the fatal shooting, detectives Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes, were fired on Jan. 5, 2021.)
“I’m just gon’ let this sink in to your hollow skull @danieljaycameron,” Rihanna captioned an image of a protest sign that read “A cop shot a Black woman and was only charged for the shots missed.”
Three jurors filed a petition with the state House of Representatives on Jan. 22 that alleges Cameron, who served as a special prosecutor in Taylor’s case, “breached public trust and failed to comply with his duties by misrepresenting the findings of the grand jury in the Taylor case,” according to the Louisville Courier Journal.
Megan Thee Stallion also called out the Kentucky AG during her Saturday Night Live performance that advocated for the protection of Black women; Beyoncé penned him a letter demanding justice for Taylor’s case; and Cordae and Trae Tha Truth were arrested for protesting outside of his home.
See RiRi’s latest message for Cameron below.
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 1, 2021