More than six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot in her apartment in Louisville, Kentucky, sparking national outrage and protests, a Jefferson County grand jury has concluded that none of the officers involved are criminally responsible for her death.
Team members of the WNBA’s Seattle Storm and New York Liberty walked off the court before the National Anthem began—signifying the teams’ solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, and specifically how they stand against the police brutality that lead to the killing of Breonna Taylor.
“All season long, we say her name.”
For the first time in the history of O magazine, Oprah is stepping aside, and letting another face take center stage: Breonna Taylor. “We can’t be silent. We have to use whatever megaphone we have to cry for justice,” she said.
Sandra Bland died five years ago. Breonna Taylor died four months ago. Why has so little changed?
June 5 marks what would have been Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday. Activists and members of Taylor’s community urge individuals to #SayHerName—a campaign created to raise awareness about the number of women and girls that are killed by law enforcement officers.