Akron community outraged over yet another police lynching

Akron, Ohio Over 1,000 people marched through downtown Akron July 3 to demand justice in the police lynching of Jayland Walker. The 25-year-old Bla...

July 7, 2022
5:10 AM

Akron, Ohio Over 1,000 people marched through downtown Akron July 3 to demand justice in the police lynching of Jayland Walker. The 25-year-old Black Doordash driver was riddled with bullets fired by Akron police June 27. Cops purportedly attempted to stop Walker over a traffic violation. A high-speed chase ensued, in which police claim Walker somehow fired at them while driving; the cops fired multiple shots towards Walker's vehicle.  Demonstration to demand 'Justice for Jayland Walker,' Akron, Ohio, July 3.

Martha Grevatt