Breonna Taylor

Oprah Gets Dozens of Billboards in Louisville Demanding Justice for Breonna Taylor

Oprah Gets Dozens of Billboards in Louisville Demanding Justice for Breonna Taylor

Breonna Taylor historically graced the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine, and now the media mogul is taking things up a notch. Oprah Winfrey got dozens of billboards around Louisville, Kentucky demanding justice for the 26-year-old emergency technician who was gunned down by police in her sleep. The signs are calling for the officers involved […]

Donovan Mitchell Tells His Fans to ‘Shout Out, Justice For Breonna Taylor’

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In a heartfelt op-ed in The Players’ Tribune, Utah Jazz Point Guard Donovan Mitchell is Urging his fans to get on board with the Black Lives Matter movement. The article published on Wednesday also recalls an incident where being an athlete could have saved his life. As a student-athlete at Louisville, Mitchell details an incident […]

Breonna Taylor Graces the Cover of O Magazine

Breonna Taylor Graces the Cover of O Magazine

Oprah Winfrey gave up her spot on the cover of O Magazine for the first time to honor Breonna Taylor. The mogul has been striking poses on the cover of her magazine for 20 years, but she assured that she couldn’t be “silent” in a column that she wrote. “What I know for sure: We […]

Breonna Taylor’s Change.org Petition Has More Than 10M Signatures

Breonna Taylor's Change.org Petition Has More Than 10M Signatures

Its been over 100 days, countless protests, and Breonna Taylor’s killers are still at large. Her petition on Change.org garnered the second most signatures in the site’s history, following George Floyd. The petition has over 10 million signatures and is urging for the arrest of John Mattingly, Brett Hankison, Myles Cosgrove, Joshua Jaynes—as well as […]

YBN Cordae Arrested at Protest Held for Breonna Taylor

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Until justice is found, many around the world continue to protest peacefully demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT who was shot to death while sleep in her own home, on March 13th. Around one hundred protestors were arrested for peacefully protesting outside of the home of the Kentucky Attorney General, including YBN Cordae. […]

Suspect Charged With Murder in Louisville Park Shooting

Breonna Taylor's Change.org Petition Has More Than 10M Signatures

A man in his early 20s has been charged fatally shooting another man Saturday at a park in Louisville, Kentucky. Protesters were gathered to demand justice for the killing of Breonna Taylor before shots rang out. However, Steven Nelson Lopez of Louisville was arrested and charged with murder and wanton endangerment, according to a Louisville […]

SOURCE SPORTS: NBA Could Let Players Wear Social Justice Messages on Jerseys

The players’ union and the NBA are collaborating to allow players to wear jerseys with personalized social justice, social cause or charity messages on the backs. This would be instead of their last names during the upcoming restart of the NBA season. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul, president of the National Basketball Players Association, […]

Family of Breonna Taylor to Attend Protest at Kentucky State Capitol Building

Breonna Taylor's Change.org Petition Has More Than 10M Signatures

Calls for the arrest of the officers who killed Breonna Taylor have only grown louder since the 26-year-old was shot in her home in Lexington, Kentucky. It’s been three months since Taylor was killed and law enforcement in the state has not brought any charges against the offenders. Activists across social media and in the […]

Breonna Taylor Law Passes Banning No-Knock Warrants

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The Louisville, Kentucky, metro council voted  26-0 to pass an ordinance called “Breonna’s Law”, banning no-knock search warrants in response to the wrongful death of  Breonna Taylor.  According to CNN, the council voted 26-0 in favor of the ordinance. The ordinance regulates how search warrants are carried out and mandates the use of body cameras during searches. […]

Do You Hear Me Now? Celebrities Join The Movement To Defund The Police

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Celebrities have joined forces drafting an open letter demanding local governments stop providing increases in funds to police. Among the gilded names are: Lizzo, John Legend, Natalie Portman, Jane Fonda and The Weeknd, Talib Kweli, America Ferrera, Taraji P. Henson and many more. The letter was released by Black Lives Matter co-founder and activist Patrisse […]

Happy 43rd Birthday to Kanye West!

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As many tribulations as Yeezy has been through his illustrious career, today is a day that even Kanye West himself cannot deny is reason to celebrate. Born to the late Dr. Donda West in Atlanta, Georgia on this date in 1977, the iconic emcee, singer, producer, clothing designer and self-proclaimed “genius” has become a household […]

Trump Withdraws National Guard Out of Washington D.C.

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Just a few hours ago, Trump ordered the withdraw of the National Guard Troops from Washington D.C. after days of protests over the killings of George Floyd, Ahamaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. “I have just given an order for our National Guard to start the process of withdrawing from Washington, D.C., now that everything is […]

All Four Black Fortune 500 CEOs Are Addressing Racial Unrest

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There are only four black CEOs that sit at the helm of biggest Fortune 500 companies in America. However, they are using their respective platforms to speak out about racial inequality. They are: Marvin Ellison of Lowe’s, Kenneth Frazier of Merck, Roger Ferguson of TIAA, and Jide Zeitlin of Tapestry. Jide Zeitlin is the CEO […]