- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills faces a felony charge of intimidating a participant in the legal process and two other misdemeanors after being arrested Tuesday at a protest in Louisville.

Stills was one of 87 people arrested, according to the Louisville Courier Journal. He and more than 100 protesters marched from a local high school to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s house and demanded justice for Breanna Taylor, the Black woman who was killed by police at her home in March. 

Entering his eighth season, Stills has been a prominent voice in the NFL related to social justice issues. He was one of three players last season to take a knee during the national anthem in order to protest police brutality and racial injustice. 

According to the Courier Journal, Stills was also charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. His three charges mirror the rest of the protesters who were detained. 

Stills’ arraignment was set for 9 a.m. Wednesday. 

In March, Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency room technician, was shot and killed after police entered her home executing a “no-knock” warrant in search of drugs. No drugs were found, but gunfire broke out between Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, and police. Taylor was shot eight times. One officer from the incident has been fired, though two other remain employed. 

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