Was the Commodification of Breonna Taylor Worth It?

Through her death, she became an icon. I wrestle with its impact.

A street banner with an image of Breonna that says “SAY HER NAME BREONNA TAYLOR #BREEWAYY.”
A sign memorialising Breonna Taylor is photographed in front of closed streets in downtown Louisville, Kentucky on September 23, 2020. Photo: Jeff Dean/AFP/Getty Images