(CNN)Breonna Taylor’s mother says this week’s announcement that no officer is being charged with her daughter’s killing “reassured” her of why she has no faith in the legal system.

Police declare unlawful assembly after windows shattered during Breonna Taylor protests Police declare unlawful assembly after windows shattered during Breonna Taylor protests Police declare unlawful assembly after windows shattered during Breonna Taylor protests Tamika Palmer wrote a letter read Friday during a fiery news conference where her attorneys called on Kentucky’s Attorney General to release the transcript of the grand jury proceedings relating to Taylor’s death.”I was reassured Wednesday of why I have no faith in the legal system, in the police, in the law — that are not made to protect us Black and Brown people,” Palmer wrote in a letter read by her sister, Bianca Austin.”When I speak on it, I’m considered an angry Black woman. But know this: I am an angry Black woman,” Palmer’s letter reads.”I am not angry for the reasons that you would like me to be. But angry because our Black women keep dying at the hands of police officers.”Read MoreProtests erupted in Louisville and across the country after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Wednesday that a grand jury did not charge three officers directly with Taylor’s death, more than six months after police shot her in her home while executing a search warrant. Breonna Taylor investigations are far from over as demands for transparency mountBreonna Taylor investigations are far from over as demands for transparency mountBreonna Taylor investigations are far from over as demands for transparency mountThe grand jury indicted one officer on first-degree wanton endangerment charges, accusing him of blindly firing shots that penetrated the walls of a neighbor’s apartment. The FBI has said it is separately investigating Taylor’s death.At Friday’s news conference, an attorney for Taylor’s family, Benjamin Crump, called on Cameron to release the transcript of the grand jury proceedings.”Breonna Taylor’s entire family is heartbroken … and confused and bewildered, just like all of us, as to what did Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron present to the grand jury,” Crump said at Louisville’s Jefferson Square Park.”Did he present any evidence on Breonna Taylor’s behalf, or did he make a unilateral decision to put his thumb on the scales of justice to help try to exonerate and justify (the killing) by these police officers?” Crump said.”Release the transcript!” Crump said repeatedly, leading a crowd in a chant.Palmer also wrote that she “never had faith in Daniel Cameron to begin with.””I knew he had already chosen to be on the wrong side of the law the moment he wanted the grand jury to make the decision,” Palmer’s letter reads, according to Austin. “What I had hoped is that he knew he had the power to do the right thing.””He helped me realize that it will always be us against them — that we are never safe when it comes to them.”Earlier, Crump said Friday he is counting on the federal investigation for justice.”We hope the FBI investigation finally gets justice for Bre and her family,” Crump tweeted.Grand jury proceedings are generally kept secret to encourage witnesses’ and jurors’ candor, prosecutors and legal experts say. Exceptions have included the release of grand jury proceedings in the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri.Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, and former Kentucky Assistant Attorney General John W. Stewart also have called for the grand jury transcripts to be released.Protesters light up their cell phones during a demonstration on Interstate 64 in St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday, September 24.Protesters light up their cell phones during a demonstration on Interstate 64 in St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday, September 24. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsProtesters light up their cell phones during a demonstration on Interstate 64 in St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday, September 24.Hide Caption 1 of 40A protester wears a gas mask outside the First Unitarian Church on Thursday in Louisville, Kentucky. A protester wears a gas mask outside the First Unitarian Church on Thursday in Louisville, Kentucky. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA protester wears a gas mask outside the First Unitarian Church on Thursday in Louisville, Kentucky. Hide Caption 2 of 40Police speak with protesters at the First Unitarian Church on Thursday in Louisville. Police speak with protesters at the First Unitarian Church on Thursday in Louisville. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsPolice speak with protesters at the First Unitarian Church on Thursday in Louisville. Hide Caption 3 of 40Tanesha Grant led about 100 people in a peaceful protest at Union Square in Manhattan on Thursday, September 24, one day after a grand jury charged only one officer for shooting into a neighboring apartment in the case of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. The protesters held signs calling for justice for Taylor as well as  defunding the police.Tanesha Grant led about 100 people in a peaceful protest at Union Square in Manhattan on Thursday, September 24, one day after a grand jury charged only one officer for shooting into a neighboring apartment in the case of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. The protesters held signs calling for justice for Taylor as well as  defunding the police. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsTanesha Grant led about 100 people in a peaceful protest at Union Square in Manhattan on Thursday, September 24, one day after a grand jury charged only one officer for shooting into a neighboring apartment in the case of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. The protesters held signs calling for justice for Taylor as well as defunding the police.Hide Caption 4 of 40Protesters march through Louisville, Kentucky on September 24.Protesters march through Louisville, Kentucky on September 24. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsProtesters march through Louisville, Kentucky on September 24.Hide Caption 5 of 40An armed counter-protester speaks with Black Lives Matter demonstrators, on September 24, in Louisville, Kentucky.An armed counter-protester speaks with Black Lives Matter demonstrators, on September 24, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsAn armed counter-protester speaks with Black Lives Matter demonstrators, on September 24, in Louisville, Kentucky.Hide Caption 6 of 40Supporters of Breonna Taylor raise their fists near Jefferson Square Park in Louisville, Kentucky, on September 24. Supporters of Breonna Taylor raise their fists near Jefferson Square Park in Louisville, Kentucky, on September 24. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsSupporters of Breonna Taylor raise their fists near Jefferson Square Park in Louisville, Kentucky, on September 24. Hide Caption 7 of 40Sheree Barbour holds her fist in the air as people protest the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case on Wednesday, September 23, in Denver, Colorado.Sheree Barbour holds her fist in the air as people protest the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case on Wednesday, September 23, in Denver, Colorado. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsSheree Barbour holds her fist in the air as people protest the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case on Wednesday, September 23, in Denver, Colorado.Hide Caption 8 of 40Demonstrators march during a protest in New York over a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Taylor.Demonstrators march during a protest in New York over a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Taylor. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsDemonstrators march during a protest in New York over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Taylor.Hide Caption 9 of 40Police officers move past Louisville City Hall as a curfew is implemented at 9 p.m. to disperse protesters.Police officers move past Louisville City Hall as a curfew is implemented at 9 p.m. to disperse protesters. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsPolice officers move past Louisville City Hall as a curfew is implemented at 9 p.m. to disperse protesters.Hide Caption 10 of 40Demonstrators gather at the US Department of Justice before marching to the White House to call for justice for Taylor.Demonstrators gather at the US Department of Justice before marching to the White House to call for justice for Taylor. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsDemonstrators gather at the US Department of Justice before marching to the White House to call for justice for Taylor.Hide Caption 11 of 40Protesters demonstrate at the door to the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville.Protesters demonstrate at the door to the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsProtesters demonstrate at the door to the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville.Hide Caption 12 of 40Demonstrators in Louisville react to gunfire. Two officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department were shot Wednesday night during the protests.Demonstrators in Louisville react to gunfire. Two officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department were shot Wednesday night during the protests. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsDemonstrators in Louisville react to gunfire. Two officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department were shot Wednesday night during the protests.Hide Caption 13 of 40People rally in Denver to protest the grand jury decision.People rally in Denver to protest the grand jury decision. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsPeople rally in Denver to protest the grand jury decision.Hide Caption 14 of 40A woman carries a boy and a sign that reads, "Please don't make me a Breonna Taylor," as they watch protesters gather in Brooklyn, New York.A woman carries a boy and a sign that reads, "Please don't make me a Breonna Taylor," as they watch protesters gather in Brooklyn, New York. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA woman carries a boy and a sign that reads, “Please don’t make me a Breonna Taylor,” as they watch protesters gather in Brooklyn, New York.Hide Caption 15 of 40Protesters attend a march at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland, California, in solidarity with Louisville protesters.Protesters attend a march at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland, California, in solidarity with Louisville protesters. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsProtesters attend a march at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland, California, in solidarity with Louisville protesters.Hide Caption 16 of 40Demonstrators march from the US Department of Justice to the White House.Demonstrators march from the US Department of Justice to the White House. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsDemonstrators march from the US Department of Justice to the White House.Hide Caption 17 of 40Louisville Metro Police Department interim police chief Robert Schroeder speaks to journalists as he confirms <a href="https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/breonna-taylor-announcement/h_acb84c21640413159d4c915dd56e4734" target="_blank">two officers were shot during protests</a> in downtown Louisville. Louisville Metro Police Department interim police chief Robert Schroeder speaks to journalists as he confirms <a href="https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/breonna-taylor-announcement/h_acb84c21640413159d4c915dd56e4734" target="_blank">two officers were shot during protests</a> in downtown Louisville. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsLouisville Metro Police Department interim police chief Robert Schroeder speaks to journalists as he confirms two officers were shot during protests in downtown Louisville. Hide Caption 18 of 40Franklin Long touches a monument to boxer Joe Louis in downtown Detroit as protesters march calling for justice for Taylor.Franklin Long touches a monument to boxer Joe Louis in downtown Detroit as protesters march calling for justice for Taylor. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsFranklin Long touches a monument to boxer Joe Louis in downtown Detroit as protesters march calling for justice for Taylor.Hide Caption 19 of 40A man holds a sign reading "Justice for Breonna Taylor" in Denver.A man holds a sign reading "Justice for Breonna Taylor" in Denver. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA man holds a sign reading “Justice for Breonna Taylor” in Denver.Hide Caption 20 of 40Protesters jump onto the lower roadway of the Manhattan Bridge as people demonstrate in New York.Protesters jump onto the lower roadway of the Manhattan Bridge as people demonstrate in New York. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsProtesters jump onto the lower roadway of the Manhattan Bridge as people demonstrate in New York.Hide Caption 21 of 40Demonstrators march and block streets in Eugene, Oregon.Demonstrators march and block streets in Eugene, Oregon. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsDemonstrators march and block streets in Eugene, Oregon.Hide Caption 22 of 40A protester rests in an intersection in downtown Los Angeles.A protester rests in an intersection in downtown Los Angeles. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA protester rests in an intersection in downtown Los Angeles.Hide Caption 23 of 40Graffiti in honor of Taylor is seen in Chicago.Graffiti in honor of Taylor is seen in Chicago. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsGraffiti in honor of Taylor is seen in Chicago.Hide Caption 24 of 40Demonstrators march on the Williamsburg Bridge in New York.Demonstrators march on the Williamsburg Bridge in New York. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsDemonstrators march on the Williamsburg Bridge in New York.Hide Caption 25 of 40Christina Johnson chants Taylor's name as three women huddle following the grand jury announcement in Louisville.  Christina Johnson chants Taylor's name as three women huddle following the grand jury announcement in Louisville.  Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsChristina Johnson chants Taylor’s name as three women huddle following the grand jury announcement in Louisville. Hide Caption 26 of 40Father Michael Pfleger led a group of protesters in Chicago before using fake blood to paint Taylor's name on the street.Father Michael Pfleger led a group of protesters in Chicago before using fake blood to paint Taylor's name on the street. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsFather Michael Pfleger led a group of protesters in Chicago before using fake blood to paint Taylor’s name on the street.Hide Caption 27 of 40Protesters fill the streets of Louisville following the announcement from the state's attorney general. Protesters fill the streets of Louisville following the announcement from the state's attorney general. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsProtesters fill the streets of Louisville following the announcement from the state’s attorney general. Hide Caption 28 of 40A Louisville police officer fires a pepper ball gun into a crowd of protesters.A Louisville police officer fires a pepper ball gun into a crowd of protesters. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA Louisville police officer fires a pepper ball gun into a crowd of protesters.Hide Caption 29 of 40Nicole Hayden reacts to the grand jury decision in Louisville.Nicole Hayden reacts to the grand jury decision in Louisville. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsNicole Hayden reacts to the grand jury decision in Louisville.Hide Caption 30 of 40A protester in Louisville offers a detained man water.A protester in Louisville offers a detained man water. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA protester in Louisville offers a detained man water.Hide Caption 31 of 40Louisville officers detain protesters following the announcement.Louisville officers detain protesters following the announcement. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsLouisville officers detain protesters following the announcement.Hide Caption 32 of 40A woman confronts a National Guard vehicle in Louisville.A woman confronts a National Guard vehicle in Louisville. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA woman confronts a National Guard vehicle in Louisville.Hide Caption 33 of 40A Taylor supporter yells to journalists covering a protest in Louisville. A Taylor supporter yells to journalists covering a protest in Louisville. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA Taylor supporter yells to journalists covering a protest in Louisville. Hide Caption 34 of 40A member of the National Guard patrols downtown Louisville. A member of the National Guard patrols downtown Louisville. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA member of the National Guard patrols downtown Louisville. Hide Caption 35 of 40A demonstrator in Louisville confronts a police officer.A demonstrator in Louisville confronts a police officer. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA demonstrator in Louisville confronts a police officer.Hide Caption 36 of 40People had gathered in Louisville in anticipation of the decision. In the months since her death, Taylor's plight has been taken up not only by demonstrators but by celebrities like NBA star LeBron James and Oprah Winfrey, who put the ER tech on the cover of her namesake magazine.People had gathered in Louisville in anticipation of the decision. In the months since her death, Taylor's plight has been taken up not only by demonstrators but by celebrities like NBA star LeBron James and Oprah Winfrey, who put the ER tech on the cover of her namesake magazine. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsPeople had gathered in Louisville in anticipation of the decision. In the months since her death, Taylor’s plight has been taken up not only by demonstrators but by celebrities like NBA star LeBron James and Oprah Winfrey, who put the ER tech on the cover of her namesake magazine.Hide Caption 37 of 40A woman in Louisville cries out after the charges were announced. A woman in Louisville cries out after the charges were announced. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsA woman in Louisville cries out after the charges were announced. Hide Caption 38 of 40Names of victims of police shootings are seen on a boarded-up business in downtown Louisville.Names of victims of police shootings are seen on a boarded-up business in downtown Louisville. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsNames of victims of police shootings are seen on a boarded-up business in downtown Louisville.Hide Caption 39 of 40People covered Jefferson Square in Louisville with signs and flowers memorializing Taylor while waiting for the announcement in her case.People covered Jefferson Square in Louisville with signs and flowers memorializing Taylor while waiting for the announcement in her case. Photos: In pictures: Breonna Taylor decision sparks protestsPeople covered Jefferson Square in Louisville with signs and flowers memorializing Taylor while waiting for the announcement in her case.Hide Caption 40 of 4006 breonna taylor protest 092407c breonna taylor protests 0923 louisville05 breonna taylor protest 0924 louisville02 ny blm portiest 0924 03 breonna taylor protest 0924 louisville lousiville armed counter protestor01 breonna taylor protest 0924 louisville 09 blm protests 0923 denver04 blm protests 0923 nyc02b louisville protests12 blm protests 0923 DC15 blm protests 0923 nashville05 louisville protests 0923 night08 blm protests 0923 denver07 blm protests 0923 nyc01 blm protests 0923 oakland CA13 blm protests 0923 DC04 louisville protests 0923 night16 blm protests 0923 detroit11 blm protests 0923 denver06 blm protests 0923 nyc17 blm protests 0923 eugene OR02 blm protests 0923 LA14 blm protests 0923 chicago05 blm protests 0923 nyc01 breonna tayor protests 0923 RESTRICTED18 blm protests 0923 chicago02 breonna taylor protests 0923 07 breonna taylor protests 092311 breonna taylor protests 0923 RESTRICTED04 louisville police confrontation 092312 breonna taylor protests 0923 10 breonna taylor protests 0923 RESTRICTED03 breonna taylor protests 0923 RESTRICTED04 breonna taylor protests 0923 05 breonna taylor protests 0923 08 breonna taylor protests 0923 03 louisville taylor reaction 0923 06 breonna taylor protests 0923 09 breonna taylor protests 0923 Louisville’s mayor is extending the city’s curfewAfter another night of protests Thursday, Louisville’s mayor said he is extending the city’s curfew through the weekend to balance people’s “rights to peacefully protest with the duty to protect public safety.”Breonna Taylor had big plans before police knocked down her door in deadly raidBreonna Taylor had big plans before police knocked down her door in deadly raidBreonna Taylor had big plans before police knocked down her door in deadly raidOn Thursday night, after a nearly two-hour peaceful standoff between the Louisville Metro Police Department officers and protesters on church property, police moved out to allow protestors to go home.At least 24 people were arrested, Louisville police said. Some people from the protest broke windows at a restaurant, damaged some public transit buses, and tossed a flare into a library, breaking windows there, police said.During a protest Wednesday night, two Louisville police officers were shot and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Both are expected to recover, according to LMPD interim Police Chief Robert Schroeder.A 26-year-old suspect has been arrested. He faces two counts of first-degree assault of an officer and 14 counts of wanton endangerment of a police officer.About 130 people were arrested in connection with Wednesday night’s protests, police said.What led to Taylor’s deathThe incident that ended Taylor’s life began with a narcotics investigation on March 13. Then-Det. Brett Hankison, Sgt. John Mattingly and Det. Myles Cosgrove were executing a search warrant on Taylor’s home, though her ex-boyfriend was the focus of the probe. Her ex-boyfriend was later arrested on drug charges. Taylor’s family and their attorney have said she was not involved in her ex-boyfriend’s alleged drug deals.A timeline of Breonna Taylor's case since police broke down her door and shot herA timeline of Breonna Taylor's case since police broke down her door and shot herA timeline of Breonna Taylor's case since police broke down her door and shot herTaylor was sleeping next to her current boyfriend, Kenneth Walker III, in the early hours of March 13, when they heard a noise, he told investigators. They both got up and walked to the door.”She’s yelling at the top of her lungs — and I am too at this point — ‘Who is it?’ ” Walker recalled to investigators. “No answer. No response. No anything.”Police forced entry into the home, and Walker said he couldn’t see but he fired one shot. After entering, Mattingly was shot in the leg, Cameron, the attorney general, said Wednesday. Hankison was accused by his own department of blindly firing 10 bullets into Taylor’s apartment from an outdoor patio. Hankison was fired in June, the Louisville police chief said, and is appealing his termination. Cameron argued the officers were “justified in their use of force” because Taylor’s boyfriend fired first. These are the people at the center of the Breonna Taylor caseThese are the people at the center of the Breonna Taylor caseThese are the people at the center of the Breonna Taylor caseSteve Romines, Walker’s attorney, also disputed Cameron’s assertion, telling CNN on Thursday morning, “That’s what a jury is for.” Hankison, charged with first-degree wanton endangerment charges, will plead not guilty, his attorney, Stew Matthews, told CNN. Hankison was booked in the Shelby County Jail, posted a $15,000 bond and was released, Matthews said.

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