All posts tagged in breonna taylor

  • August 14, 2020By Shermarie Hyppolite

    “The most disrespected person in America is the Black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the Black woman. The most neglected person in America is the Black woman.”-Malcolm X No matter the year, Malcolm X’s words will forever ring true. As a Black woman, I am used to Black pain often being reduced … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/black-womens-pain-is-not-your-source-of-entertainment/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 18, 2020By Derek Deng

    “Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor” started out as a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement— but in attempts to spread awareness, her death has been co-opted by meme culture, dehumanizing Taylor into a symbol of performative allyship.  Breonna Taylor, a 26 year-old Black woman and emergency room technician, was sleeping on … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/breonna-taylors-death-is-not-a-meme/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read