Breonna Taylor Is Not a Meme

It’s good to spread awareness — but let’s actually do something instead of relying on punch lines

A portrait of Breonna Taylor is pasted to a building on June 25, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Breonna Taylor is nota meme.

I don’t like to traffic in the gory details of a Black person’s death — especially when it comes at the hand of the state — but the brutality of Breonna Taylor’s bears repeating.