Nearly four months have passed since Louisville, KY healthcare worker Breonna Taylor was killed by police in a raid-gone-wrong, but – as of time reported – the officers who committed the crime have not been brought to justice.
Despite pressures from celebrities likes Beyoncé, Cardi B, Alicia Keys, Queen Latifah, Kerry Washington, and more using their collective platforms to urge action on the case (as we reported here), law officials in the area have not announced any plan to arrest or charge the culprits.
To keep up the momentum of the calls for justice, basketball superstar Kyrie Irving has teamed with rapper/activist Common for the TV special, ‘#SAYHERNAME: BREONNA TAYLOR.’
Taking to Instagram over the weekend, Irving posted:
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Email Mayor Greg Fischer to call for the firing of the officers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (502) 574-2003. Email Attorney General Daniel Cameron to call for the arrest and charging of the officers at email@example.com or call (502) 696-5300. #justiceforbreonnataylor
“According to the Associated Press, Irving’s special will bring even more attention to Taylor’s case with specific calls for action to the offices of city and state officials, voter registrations and social media posts.
In addition to Irving and Common, Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Democratic U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and journalist Jemele Hill will making appearances on the special.”
‘#SAYHERNAME: BREONNA TAYLOR’ will air Wednesday (July 8) at 7 p.m. ET on PlayersTV.