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Lewis Hamilton evokes Breonna Taylor at Grand Prix win

September 13, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

Lewis Hamilton wore a T-shirt remembering Breonna Taylor on the six-month anniversary of her death when he took to the victory podium Sunday after winning the Tuscan Grand Prix at Mugello, Italy.

(CNN)Lewis Hamilton wore a T-shirt remembering Breonna Taylor on the six-month anniversary of her death when he took to the victory podium Sunday after winning the Tuscan Grand Prix at Mugello, Italy.

The six-time Formula One champion's shirt had "ARREST THE COPS WHO KILLED BREONNA TAYLOR" written on the front and "SAY HER NAME" above a photo of Taylor on the back.

Taylor, a Black woman, was fatally shot in her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment by police officers executing a "no-knock" warrant on March 13 of this year.

Taylor's mother has filed a lawsuit in civil court against the three officers.

None of the officers have been charged with a crime.

Two of the officers remain on the force.

A third officer was fired and is appealing to get his job back.

Hamilton tweeted photos of himself wearing the T-shirt calling for the officers' arrest.

"It's been 6 months since Breonna Taylor was murdered by policemen, in her own home.

Hamilton is Formula One's first and only Black world champion in its 70-year history and has been one of the leading voices in British sports supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.

READ: Lewis Hamilton, Formula One's voice and conscience

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