Oprah Winfrey wants to be marching in honor of Breonna Taylor

Oprah Winfrey turned over the cover of her namesake magazine for the first time in its 20-year history to pay tribute to Breonna Taylor, who was killed in her own home by police in March.

Winfrey revealed the cover on social media Thursday.

“We can’t be silent,” she wrote in an editor’s letter, “We have to use whatever megaphone we have to cry for justice. And that is why Breonna Taylor is on the cover of O magazine. The September issue honors her life and the life of every other Black woman whose life has been taken too soon.”

In a statement to CNN, Winfrey said that if not for the coronavirus pandemic, she would be out marching in Taylor’s honor.

“If not for COVID, I would be marching in the streets in this moment,” she said, adding, “This is my form of protest and a way to honor a life that deserved a chance to flourish.”

Winfrey said she will continue her fight until those responsible for Taylor’s death are prosecuted.

“It is my hope that if we continue to say her name, write her name, and let no one forget her life, the people who are responsible for killing her and those who remain complicit by doing nothing shall be brought to justice,” she said.

On Thursday Winfrey premiered “The Oprah Conversation,” exclusively on Apple TV+. The show will focus on “bringing truth and perspective to a range of topics shaping our world, each episode will reveal gripping stories of human connection,” according to a release.

Blogs

Tekashi 6ix9ine releases new song and video after being freed

Tekashi 6ix9ine releases new song and video after being freed

Tekashi 6ix9ine is not wasting any time. The rapper was reportedly released from house arrest on Sunday and within hours released both a new single, “Punani,” and a music video for it. The title of the song is a slang word for female genitalia. Tekashi 6ix9ine was released in April from a federal prison four…

Bella twins welcome babies a day apart

Bella twins welcome babies a day apart

Talk about perfect timing. Brie and Nikki Bella gave birth on almost the same day. The twins, who starred on the hit reality show “Total Bellas,” announced in separate posts on social media that they each welcomed a baby boy, just one day apart. Brie was the first to share her news Saturday, writing, ‘It’s…