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'The More They Kill, The Louder We Are': Protesters Of Breonna Taylor Decision Speak

A New York City protester holds up a "Black Lives Matter" sign on Sept. 23, 2020, following a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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A New York City protester holds up a "Black Lives Matter" sign on Sept. 23, 2020, following a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor.

Dozens of protests in Connecticut and New York, and across the country, have been held after a grand jury decision not to indict three Louisville, Kentucky, police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor.

Najwa Patterson joined a protest outside the Nassau County Legislative building in Mineola, Long Island, on Thursday.

She said the decision not to indict the other officers was evidence of, "Black lives not mattering."

“This is not something that is going to end with one day of chanting. This is a continuous, continuous thing. The more they kill, the louder we are,” she said.

Hundreds of protesters marched near the New Haven Green in Connecticut on Thursday night, chanting Taylor’s name.

A former Louisville police detective was only charged with reckless endangerment on Wednesday for his role in the raid on the Taylor’s home.

Protests are expected throughout the weekend.