You can’t murder a movement

I-5 in Seattle stands empty during a protest the night before Summer Taylor was killed by a car on the same stretch of highway (Justin Ward)

On Saturday, Summer Taylor, 24, succumbed to their injuries at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Taylor was one of two people struck by a car while protesting on I-5 the night before. The other, Diaz Love, sustained serious injuries but is now stable. Though the highway had been closed by the Washington State Patrol for more than an hour, the driver managed to circumvent both the police barricade as well as the line of cars protecting…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD