Breonna Taylor

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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 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


We’re not done yet. Let’s regroup.

Demonstrators protesting the lack of criminal charges in the killing of Breonna Taylor by the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department march along Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA on September 24, 2020. Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/Getty Images


The answer to that question should be obvious. Instead, ask how you can help.

Black woman protesting the grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor’s case.
Black woman protesting the grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor’s case.
A woman chants as people protest the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case on September 23, 2020 in Denver, United States. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images


Until we as a society are outraged about the murder of ALL Black people, we are no closer to building a just future

A photo of Breonna Taylor on a sign that a protestor is holding at a rally in Denver, Colorado.
A photo of Breonna Taylor on a sign that a protestor is holding at a rally in Denver, Colorado.
A demonstrator holds a sign with the image of Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police Department officers, during a protest in Denver, Colorado on June 3, 2020. Photo: Jason Connolly/AFP/Getty Images

“If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it.” — Zora Neale Hurston

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