LOUISVILLE, Ky.: Chea Woolfolk searched the crowd until she found the face of the woman shed come to regard as a second mother. And then she watched the tears roll down Rose Hendersons cheeks.
Looking into Mama Roses eyes, Woolfolk could see that her heart was breaking.
This formidable woman looked off balance, like she might topple. Mama Rose has been the matriarch of Injustice Square, a block downtown that protesters, many of them Black women, have occupied for 120 days.
They have been tear gassed by police together, arrested, threatened online, shot with pepper bullets. They lost jobs and friends and homes to show up every day because they had hope: that there would be justice for Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old emergency medical technician shot and killed by police when they burst into her house in the middle of…