The early morning demonstration came amid ongoing protests against police violence and systemic racism, with people in Louisville demanding justice for Taylor, who died at the hands of police on March 13.
And with McConnell up for reelection in November, group members said they wanted to make it known that their generation is looking for new leadership.
“Not only are we wide awake to the problems that we face,” said Maxwell Farrar, 29, of the Sunrise Movement, “but we’re also wide awake to the solutions that we need. We’re not here to just complain on the internet. We’re here to get the solutions we need. We know, from the hood to the holler, Kentuckians know we need change right now.”